How do I look for my father when he is not on my birth certificate OR How do I look for my child when I am not on their birth certificate?
Exceptions: If there is some legal evidence or written acceptance of parental responsibility, e.g. a maintenance order – what should they do here. Is there an alternative URL.
You could try an internet tracing service that holds the electoral roll and directory enquiries, such as:
Friends Reunited holds details of UK based schools and colleges (free registration but a small fee to forward emails).
You could try searching the Internet for further information - e.g. typing the person's name into a search site such as www.google.co.uk or words such as 'find father', 'missing person' etc. There are organisations that can be found on the Internet that might be able to help in this situation (they may charge a fee).
You could try leaving a message on an online message board, such as:
You could also try putting a message in a local newspaper.
How do I find my child if they are known to be ‘safe’ with their other parent?
Exceptions: if the child is over 18, or possibly 16, so long as Child Support Agency purposes can be ruled out. Exceptions: If there is some legal evidence or written acceptance of parental responsibility, e.g. a maintenance order – what should they do here. Is there an alternative URL.
Reunite: 0116 255 6234
www.reunite.org - deals with international custody disputes.
If you have questions around the custody of a child, we would advise you to talk to a solicitor or your local Citizens Advice Bureau
Whilst this information has been provided in good faith, it should not be taken as legal advice. For information tailored to your circumstances, please contact your police force, solicitor or an advisory organisation as appropriate to your query.