Name Change

1 Answers. Asked on Aug 06th, 2013 on General Practice - Texas
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I would like to change my sons last name how can I go about doing so
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Ms. Kimberly Demetrice 'Kim' Moss at The Law Office of Kimberly D. Moss
Licenced in TX
Answered on Aug 06th, 2013 at 1:51 PM

To change your child's name, you will need to file a petition on his behalf (assuming he is a minor) in the county where he lives. Then you will need to notify his other parent of the name change, attend a hearing concerning the name change, and then file an order with the clerk's office once it has been granted by a judge. At the hearing, the judge will want to know why your son's name is being changed, and he or she will ask questions to make sure such a change would be in the child's best interest. 

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