If you are the only parent filing a petition (request) to change your child's name -
whether the other parent agrees or not - you will get a court date and you will ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... This section gives you information about legally changing a child's name by court
order. Read Name Change Basics first before reading this ...
(Of course, you can always call your child by his new name well in advance of
starting the legal name change process if you decide to go that route.) ...
Your legal right to change your child's last name does not depend on your
custody arrangement. Even if you have sole legal and physical custody, the court
Aug 10, 2015 ... How to Change a Child's Legal Name. You may want to change your child's
name because of remarriage, divorce, or another reason.
Legally changing the last name of a minor child is a uniform procedure across the
50 States and the District of Columbia. Each entity has their own forms a.
Mar 21, 2016 ... How to Ask the Court to Change the Name of Your Minor Child. Under the Age of
18. Superior Court of New Jersey - Law Division - Civil Part.
In the state of California only a judge has the authority to legally change a name.
So to change a child's name you must petition the judge in person at a court ...
To change the name of a child or minor, other than in connection with an
adoption or ... Court rules require that a copy of your name change petition be
How to Legally Change a Child's Last Name. When your child was born, you
probably gave her your own last name or that of your spouse, but that decision is