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  1. #1
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    Default I want my daughter to have my last name.

    I have a 2 year old daughter and I want to change her last name to mines. Her dad does not take part in her life and is in another state running away from child support. He is currently not paying child support but I want to know what rights does he have to say no?

    Exactly what are the steps to get the processed started? I have no idea who I should speak to and where I should go?

    PLEASE HELP!

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    Normally you would file a petition to change the child's name with the court which has jurisdiction over the custody and support issues.

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