Obtaining an Amended Birth Certificate as a Transgender Person

Claiborne | Fox | Bradley | Goldman  is proud of our history serving the LGBT community in Georgia and North Carolina. In addition to representing LGBT individuals and same-sex couples as they add to their families, our attorneys also provide services to meet the other unique legal needs of transgender clients. For many of our clients, one of those needs is obtaining a new birth certificate reflecting the gender with which they identify.

If you have undergone surgical transformation, you can obtain a new birth certificate reflecting your accurate gender. The lawyers of Claiborne | Fox | Bradley | Goldman  can guide you through this process and provide all of the legal services you need, including:

  • providing general legal advice and case management throughout the process.
  • filing a petition with the court.
  • obtaining sworn testimony from your physician.
  • serving vital records to issue a new birth certificate.
  • and more.

Obtaining an amended birth certificate is one important step for many transgender individuals; not only can this offer a powerful sense of validation, but it may also be necessary to obtain other identity and legal documents moving forward.

To learn more about amended birth certificates and other legal issues impacting the transgender community, please contact Claiborne | Fox | Bradley | Goldman  to schedule a consultation. We are happy to discuss your individual circumstances and provide legal services to meet your needs.