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QLD Can Daughter Change Her Son's Surname on His Birth Certificate?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by kelly stelzer, 21 October 2015.

  1. kelly stelzer

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    Not without either dad's consent or a magistrates consent.
     
  3. kelly stelzer

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    even if they are not married and not together?
     
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    Correct - even if they are not married and not together. The father has parental responsibility regardless of whether that relationship exists, which means his consent is required for major long-term decisions about the child, including a change of name.
     
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    Thank you so much for the help
     
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