last name on child birth certificate in georgia
Question Details: can my child have any last name in georgia with my name being the only one on the birth certificate
If the parents are married, typically the father’s last name is used. This is what I could find. If the parents are not married but the father’s name will be used on the birth certificate, both parents must sign a Paternity Acknowledgment Form before the mother is discharged from the hospital. The mother and father must provide current picture identification such as a State Driver’s License, State ID or Passport when signing the form. If both mother and father do not sign the Paternity Acknowledgment Form, the baby will have the mother’s legal name and the father’s name and information will not be included on the child’s birth certificate. It looks a though your last name will be used. If this is an issue for you, you should speak to an attorney licensed in your state; perhaps there is a provision in local law covering your situation of which I am unaware.