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father not the biological father for the child but wants to

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father not the biological father for the child but wants to give her his last name. What is the legal process for that?
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My name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to discussing this and providing you information in this regard.

I suggest, he can formally adopted the child OR you can go to the court and file a Petition for a Name Change.

You can get the forms for either the adoption or the name change from the Clerk of the Court in the county where the child lives.

Let me know what option you want more information on.

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