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Birth certificate

Chicago, IL |
Filed under: Birth certificate

If a woman lies on the childs' birth certificate,
and to public assistance saying father unknown to get support from the state can she be brought up on charges?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. Not likely.


  2. I would suggest that it might be difficult proving her knowledge but you can certainly report her if you feel it just. Take care and good luck.

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