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I want to correct my name on my daughters birth certificate

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JA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: i want to correct my name on my daughters birth certificate in california : my first name on the birth certificate is : rajesh my first name on my indian passport is : rahesh reddy chanoo the last name and date of birth are same.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 month ago.

Hello, My name is ***** ***** I will assist you today. Please give me a few minutes to write a response and identify any additional resources for you.

Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 month ago.

While you cannot change the actual birth certificate, it is possible to file an additional document "amending" the birth certificate.

This publication here gives you the information on how to complete this in California:

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