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does my father have any authority to sign emancipation petition if hes not onmy birth certificate or does it just have to be my mom ?

1 Answers. Asked on Feb 10th, 2016 on Family Law - California
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im 15 i want to get emancipated but my dad isnt on my birth certificate so technically im guessing that means hes not my legal father , does that mean he has no say if i get emancipated and my mother agrees ? even if ive met all the requirements ? and after she waives her rights as a parent ? but i live with my dad not my mom does that change anything also ?
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Answered on Feb 11th, 2016 at 9:37 AM

If there is a judgment, a paternity judgment, that says he is your father, he can sign it.  Otherwise, you're better off getting your mother to sign it.

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