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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Supplemental Report: The illegitimate child wants to use the father’s surname. Take note that this correction only involves the surname. Changing status to legitimate or illegitimate requires court order/proceeding.

A child’s birthright is a sensitive matter and any error must be dealt with carefully. Filing a supplemental report may be your best option to have these types of errors corrected. Read this. https://bit.ly/2VDfNKJ

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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Supplemental Report: The first name on the birth certificate is written as Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Boy, or Girl and the child was born before 1993. 

There are several birth certificate errors that can be corrected by filing a Supplemental Report.  This type of correction is a bit different from the usual clerical error correction but not as complicated as filing a case in court and hiring the services of a lawyer. To know more about this type of birth certificate correction, read this blog.

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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need

Judicial Correction: Changes that involve the child’s legitimacy.

A child can be legitimated if the biological parents got married after the child was born.  However, if the child was marked illegitimate at birth and then the parents would claim later that the child must be legitimate because they were indeed married when the child was born, they will have to consult the case with a lawyer.

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Judicial Correction: Substantial changes to the parents’ names.

Changes in the parents’ names is a major modification and will definitely require the owner to seek the help of a lawyer.  It could be as simple as correcting the spelling of one or both parents but if the correction would change the parent’s name entirely, it will have to undergo a court proceeding. Again, it is the LCR that shall determine if the case has to be consulted before the courts. Here is an example of such correction where only one letter had to be changed but the case had to be heard in court.

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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Judicial Correction: Change of Citizenship/Nationality.

There are certain birth certificate errors that need to be consulted with a lawyer and may have to undergo court proceedings. It is actually the LCR (where your birth certificate was registered) that should advise you if you need to escalate your birth certificate issue to the courts. Read this to know more about the process of correcting a birth certificate entry through judicial correction. https://bit.ly/2EkT8rV

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Find out which type of birth certificate correction you need.

Supplemental Report: No first name, middle name, or last name.

What could be more disappointing than finding out that you do not have a first name or last name written on your birth certificate?

There are a whole bunch of reasons why a PSA birth certificate would show a blank space where a first or last name should be. But take heart, this can be corrected so that your name would clearly reflect on your birth certificate. Read this blog. https://bit.ly/1q3VMZL 

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