My son is 16 in Ky is having a child which is most likely his by a girl who is also a minor. Her mother keeps saying he is not allowed to sign the birth certificate bc he isn’t 18. Is this true? Can he sign the birth certificate being a minor?
What do you mean your son is having a child that is 'most likely' by his girlfriend?
If not certain---a DNA (paternity) test would/should be completed.
I suspect the girls mother is confused--it's likely the Courts that won't recognize a minor signature on a BC and will require more. YOU should get your son with a KY family law attorney.
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Your son should not sign anything relating to a child that he is not postitive is his. Once the child is born, he should get a court accepted DNA test. Contact an attorney now to be ready to begin when the child is born. The birth certificate can be modified later if necessary.
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