My fiance and I are getting married and we want my child to take my fiances last name. We arent sure however if we need to have my childs biological father sign away right even though he doesnt know that he is a father.
Family Law Attorney
This is the type of situation that could haunt you and cause problems down the road if you don't deal with it head-on now. First, if your fiance wants to adopt your child, then you will need the cooperation of the biological father or a court order saying it is not necessary. If you know who your child's biological father is, and you know where to find him, it is my opinion that you and your child will be best served by contacting a local attorney to help you complete a termination of his parental rights and an adoption of same by your fiance.
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