You must petition the Circuit Court of your county for a name change. WV law requires notice by publication. Contact Legal Aid in your area. I know that they have a do it yourself packet. Goodluck.
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You file a Petition for a Name Change. Have the natural father sign a consent to the name change. Go to court and ask for the name change. Then, publicize the name change in the local paper as required by WV law.
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