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#1 donnatavella

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 08:30 PM

6 years ago I was married, we tried using IVF but it didn't work. We then turned to donor sperm. I put my husbands name on the birth certificate but would now like to have it removed. We have been divorced since the child was 6months old and he has almost nothing to do with him. Can this be done?



#2 GraceM

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 09:26 PM

Where do you live?  It's something you should speak with a family lawyer about.  You will need someone who has experience with fertility law and family law.  It all depends on local law.  Your local bar association can likely make a recommendation.



#3 sharlene

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 08:23 PM

He would likely have to give up his parental rights - not a small thing.  Speak to an attorney - perhaps a consult with the one who posts here - I am not familiar with Canadian law - under NY law, the husband is the presumptive father, even with donor sperm.  Does he want to be removed - I can't imagine you could do it without his agreement.  Good luck.



#4 Andrew143

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Posted 20 December 2014 - 05:44 AM

I had someone google the doctor. So even though my note made no mention of the medical reason, or the doctor's specialty (I asked the doctor to use something other than their formal letterhead), thinking that would be enough to give me privacy.

 

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