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  • Man on birth certificate is not my father

    All Woman Rights

    Dear Mrs Macaulay, On my birth certificate, the man who appears on it as my father is not my biological father and our surnames are also different. The other man whose surname I received is now deceased. However, I have found ...

  • Pregnant, with an abusive dad-to-be

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    Dear Mrs Macaulay, I am currently a single pregnant woman who is seeking to obtain full legal custody of my child when she is born. The reason for this decision is that my baby’s father cannot control himself or his anger ...

  • Mom needs maintenance from deadbeat dad

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    Dear Mrs Macaulay, I took my baby’s father to court for maintenance since he wasn’t doing anything for the child. The court granted him an order to pay, and he only made one month’s payment. Then after three m ...

  • Not sure I’m divorced

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    Dear Mrs Macaulay, I was or might still be married to a Jamaican woman. We lived here in the Bahamas but our marriage did not work out, so we got a legal separation in which we got joint custody of our only child, a boy. On the ...

  • Mom doesn’t want dad to file for daughter

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    Dear Mrs Macaulay, My daughter’s father lives overseas and he is a green card holder. He advised me that he is in the process of filing for my daughter who is now eight years old. She has been living with me from birth. ...

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    The adoption process

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    Dear Mrs Macaulay, I’m currently residing in the US. I have a friend in Jamaica who has a two-year-old child who I plan to adopt. We would like to establish full legal guardianship of the child so that I can bring her to ...



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