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Old 09-12-2012, 04:00 PM
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I'm looking for information on my biological father, but there are big obstacles. I don't know his full name, and he may not even be around anymore. He may have been 40+ when I was born (1970). My mother told me his name was John, but I doubt it considering the circumstances around how they got together. What I found out for sure, after many years and much luck, is that he participated in some projects, over 30 years ago, for a company that was taken over by another in 2000.

I paid some people to find out his identity, with no luck. I realize now that my only option is to approach people with the current company I mentioned above and ask them if there is somebody there who can point me in the right direction and even cooperate with information. I am asking for advice here from people who know how to go about doing something like this, because if I blow it, that's going to be the end of a long road for me.

I don't want to mess this up, so I won't answer any questions here. I just would like info on how to approach people at a big company to help me identify a person who did some work about thirty-five years ago for a company they took over. It looks like a long shot, I know.

Thank you.
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Old 09-12-2012, 05:41 PM
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I think you are not going to have any luck with that approach. Privacy laws are fairly strong and they can't/won't give out info on a former employee, even if they know who it is. You would need a court order if they refuse.
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:06 AM
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Check birth certificate for his name, if your mom added him
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