Parental Rights & Obligations

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Question: my ex- girlfriend passed away I am the biological father but her new boyfriend sign the birth certificate as the father, I want to get custody of my child now that the mom is deceased, what are my legal rights

Answer: Paternity would most likely need to be established first.  The Arizona Courts website has a self help center that gives information and forms by county.  One of the areas is Establish Paternity with legal decision making.  To find the information and forms go to:  http://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms

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  • my ex- girlfriend passed away I am the biological father but her new boyfriend sign the birth certificate as the father, I want to get custody of my child now that the mom is deceased, what are my legal rights

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