Name Change

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Question: how do you get the fathers name off the child's birth certificate and change the child's name to the mother's last name. have been divorced for 2 years and the father has abandoned the child no contact and no child support

Answer:

You may want to review the article on this site about How to Change Your Name, which discusses changing the last name of a minor.  You may also want to contact the Office of Vital Records in Arizona to discuss the process of amending a birth certificate.

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  • how do you get the fathers name off the child's birth certificate and change the child's name to the mother's last name. have been divorced for 2 years and the father has abandoned the child no contact and no child support

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