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Legal last name change for my son

I had my son before I met my husband. I don't even know who my son's "father" is (rape case). I really want my son to have my husband's last name since he thinks of my husband and even calls him "Daddy". Any help on how to do this would be wonderful!!

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scaruso08

Asked by scaruso08 at 9:35 PM on Nov. 4, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • there is no one on the birth certificate correct? I would call your local family court and see how your husband could go about adopting your son
    heatherann0221

    Answer by heatherann0221 at 9:46 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

  • i would keep his name as your family name and not your husbands....because its possible for you and your husband to split up and he dont want nothin for your child.
    ProuMom552

    Answer by ProuMom552 at 10:30 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

  • look into a step parent adoption
    goaliemom93

    Answer by goaliemom93 at 7:27 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Have your hubby adopt your son. Then even if you do split up he has a father still. It should not take much seeing as its a case of rape and there is no father at all. My husband adopted my son because he needed a dad, saw my hubby as his dad and I wanted our children to have the same lst name.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 9:39 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

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