ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN

ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN

Q: Who are illegitimate children?   

A: Children conceived and born outside a valid  marriage.   

Q: In what instances may an illegitimate child  use the surname of their father?   

  1.  Filiation  has  been  Recognized  by  the  father  through  the  record  of  birth  appearing in the civil register
  2.  Admission in public document 
  3.  Private handwritten instrument is made  by the father   

Note:  Provided  that  the  father  has  the  right  to  institute an action before the regular courts to prove  non‐filiation during his lifetime. 

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Dash L
Dash L
5 months ago

Hi, what are things to do if a mother migrating to other country with illegitimate child carrying biological father’s surname.