Question: When my son was born 12 years ago his father and I weren't married and I gave him my last name, this was in San diego. Then his father and i married in Virginia. I didn't change his name on his birth certificate but I did have it changed on his social security card to his father's last name. So since he was 2 he's had his fathers name. Since then we've divorced and I've remarried. But I wanted to finally change my son's last name on his b-certifn
Answer: You should check with the Office of Vital Statistics in the state where the birth certificate was filed. How and under what circumstances a birth certificate may be amended is usually dictated by statute.
June 04, 2008