PETITION FOR LEGITIMATION AND CUSTODY/VISITATION
This is the form packet for fathers who want to file their own legitimation in Gwinnett County and who also want to ask for visitation or custody of their minor children. If you do not want to ask for visitation or custody, you should not use this form packet. Instead, use the version called Petition for Legitimation Only.
Before you print the following documents you should carefully review the Instructions for Legitimation with Custody/Visitation.
Sheriff’s Entry of Service (3-part carbon copy available at the courthouse)
Consent to Legitimation [Click here to to type this form] (if the child's Mother and/or legal guardian agrees with the Petition to Legitimate and agrees you should obtain custody and/or visitation rights)
Affidavit of Indigence and Eligibility to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (only if you are indigent and cannot afford to pay the filing & service fees)