Legal Question in Family Law in Ohio

Do I need biologicaly father's concent to change children's names?

I recently married and my children want to change their names to my new husbands name will i need permission from their biological father?

Asked on 8/24/01, 11:23 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Gregg Manes Gregg A. Manes, Esq.

Re: Do I need biologicaly father's concent to change children's names?

You will need the consent from the biological father if you have had any contact with him in the past year otherwise the name change is done in probate court.

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Answered on 9/04/01, 10:10 pm


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