Someone in your situation can file in Court for a name change
. The family court deals with name changes. The name change can be to ANYTHING that one wishes, and if should happen to match your biological father's name, then this is your prerogative.
In other words, you can file for a name change AS IS without having a reason and can choose the name of your father.
This is done by filing a PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME with the Courts. You can find the petition here
This is filed with the Circuit Court of your county. An attorney is recommended but not mandatory.
Please let me know if you need instructions on HOW to file (if so, what county), or, how to find an attorney (possibly pro bono/low cost).
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