Name Change

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Question: I'm wanting to change my kids last name to my last name how do I go about it?? Father is not in the picture he is in prison for 12 years, that being said i want to make sure when he comes out he can not use my sons identity due to him being a jr main reason for the name change.

Answer: The information provided is general. You may want to speak to an attorney to find out what rights you have in changing your child's last name. If you are in Maricopa county, you can go to http://www.azleg.gov/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=25 and see if your request fits the guidelines for a name change. Again, you may need to speak with an attorney to see how you can go about changing your child's name to yours.

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  • I'm wanting to change my kids last name to my last name how do I go about it?? Father is not in the picture he is in prison for 12 years, that being said i want to make sure when he comes out he can not use my sons identity due to him being a jr main reason for the name change.

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