Changing my daughters last name

Yessenia - posted on 08/05/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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HI I have not gone to pick up my babies birth certificate i was wondering if i am still in time to change her last name to mine the father was not at the hospital and did not sign any papers. Would it be possible, and where can i make those changes ? I have received my daughters SS. Please help..

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♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 08/05/2014

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Generally, you have 10 days after the certificate is applied for. If you're outside of that time frame, you'll need to go through a legal name change.

For any changes to the birth certificate, your local department of vital records will have the legal steps to follow.

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