How can relationships be changed if corrections are found?

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Adding to what Gloria said, if you are actually wanting to change how people are related to each other, click the edit tab near the top of the profile page. On the edit page, look at the column on your right. It will list the persons related to the profile subject.  Below their names it will say:

Father:    [Father's name]    [edit]

Mother:    [Mother's name]    [edit]

Siblings:  [His/Her name] [add/edit]

Spouses: [His/Her Name] [edit marriage]

[add/remove a spouse]

Children:     etc.

Click on the edit button you need and you will be taken to a page with several options:

(For example)

A.) To set someone who already has a WikiTree profile as the father of [person's name] enter their WikiTree ID here:

B.) To create a completely new person as the father of [person's name] enter their basic information here.

At the bottom of the page, you can simply remove the person's relationship from the profile subject.

You can find more information about this at http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Editing_family_relationships

To emphasize what Gloria said, if you aren't on the trusted list, you'll have to contact the manager of the profile and she/he will need to make these corrections or add you to the trusted list.

I hope between Gloria's answer and mine, we've covered what you were needing to know.
by Debby Black G2G6 Mach 8 (81k points)
selected by Keith Baker
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If by corrections you mean sources that provide legal proof then basically redoing the work is needed, but if it is conflicting statement unsupported at.this time id follow the help guide for disputed info and note it on bio and bulletin board...if you manage the profiles change is easy if not contact manager of profile and add the dispute on bboard...
by Gloria Lange G2G6 Mach 1 (10.2k points)

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