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What is the Putative Father Registry?

A woman is pregnant, you may be the father but you’re not married.

A woman has given birth to a child, you think you’re the father, but you haven’t yet established paternity.

If you fall into either of these categories, you should consider registering with the Putative Father Registry.

The Ohio Putative Father Registry is a database that allows a man to register if he believes that he is the father of a child, whether born or unborn. Once registered, the father must be notified if the child is put up for adoption.

Failing to register puts the possible father in risk of having his child given up for adoption… Read the rest