I am fixing to get married and my fiance is the only man my almost 3yr old daughter has ever known as daddy. After getting married he wants to sign her birth certificate and give her his last name. What do I need to do in order for this to happen. Her biological father has known about her but hasn't tried to contact her or anything since she has been born. Also he was an abuser so I am not upset that he is not around my daughter and am gladly wanting my fiance to adopt her. The biological father was thrown in jail for beating me and i am not sure if that plays any role in my fiance having all fatherly rights to her as he is the one supporting her and caring for her and being a daddy to her! Since there is no father on her birth certificate and she has my last name how do I go about this?
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