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What Happens if the Birth Father Denies Paternity?

On Behalf of | Jun 17, 2013 | Birth Parents |

If the man whom the birth mother identifies under oath as being the birth father denies paternity, he may sign a Denial of Paternity.  This is just as effective as a signed Consent.  However, it will be necessary to search the Virginia Putative Father Registry to ensure that no one else has registered as the father of the child.