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HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.Please tell me1 - The Father is listed on the birth certificate?2 - You have all court orders showing the Name Change was granted and that the court ordered you the sole custodial parent?
Ok. Thank you.I suggest, you will need to return to court, petition to have sole legal and physical custody. You will need that custody order to then make application as the custodial parent with both legal and physical custody. You also will want to have her name change reflected on her Birth Certificate. Unfortunately, there is no way around this.Once you have a court order granting your the sole legal and physical custody, then you can apply for her passport with that documentation. You should then be able to apply and obtain the passport under "exigent" circumstances, whereby you are the legal and physical custodial parent. And you have a new birth cert to reflect her name change.
Thank youYou do need to have the custody order. But if you have a situation of life and death, you can try this form
But as you will see from the instructions at that link, you have to be the legal custodial parent for both legal and physical purposes.
But that form allows you to set forth the situation. Though they should come back to you and request the Court order showing you have the sole legal and physical custody. The Name change Order is just not sufficient.
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