She is 6 years old. Bio father has never been involved. He is not on the birth certificate. She doesn’t know nothing about him. It’s hard explaining to a 1st grader why her last name is different from mine. It’s time to change it. What steps do I need to take?
You won't need the father involved to change her name, but he will need to be informed. While adult name changes are easy, there are some specific rules that goes into children's name changes, so contact an attorney to help you.
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