Searching for your biological father is not easy. However, you can make the journey easier by taking time to research relevant information, reviewing state laws, registering for all applicable assistance on- and off-line, and seeking professional help from a private detective if required./
Start with your birth father's full name, age and birth date. Check your birth certificate to see if your father's name is listed.
Research your state's laws about searching for biological parents. File a request to obtain your father's information.
Find out if your state has a registry in which you can enter your personal details in case your biological father is searching for your information. Choose a privately-owned reunion registry if this option is not available in your state.
Contact family members and other individuals who may have known your father in the past. Talk to people in areas where he spent most of his time. Look for people who have the same last name in any area he may have lived in.
Perform your search by using a people-search site. Search for recent addresses, telephone numbers and public records information, such as lawsuits and bankruptcy information, liens or judgments he may have against him. Check marriage and death records.
Search on Facebook, LinkedIn or other social-networking sites where millions of people willingly disclose personal information.
Provide the private investigator with any information you have if you were not successful. Make sure you hire a certified private investigator.