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I have been trying to add my child's father to s birth

Hello, I have been trying to add my child's father to his birth certificate and also change his last name to his father's

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Taylor

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I'm an adult and very close to my father's former fiancee,

I'm an adult and very close to my father's former fiancee, who helped raise me for seven years (my biological mother is deceased and was not present in my life when I was growing up). She never had any children and would like to adopt me. My father is still living and very supportive of this decision.What is the most efficient and economical way to approach this?I live in the Seattle area (King County) and she resides in Everett, which is in Snohomish County.

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Barrister

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Yrs. Ago I gave myself a middle name. I stop using it yrs.

Yrs. Ago I gave myself a middle name. I stop using it yrs. Ago.aftrt 911. My ss card still has this name on it. Do I need to get a new card with just my name or can I just keep it the way it is.

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Legalease

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Are you online? : Am I able to ask a legal question here

Hi Pearl are you online?JA: No. I'm the Family Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: Am I able to ask a legal question here about some papers I received today? It's regarding child support and visitationJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No I haven't.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I'm a mother to a 1 and a half year old and I am getting married next week to the man who has been in her life since she was 1 month old as her father figure. We had been planning for him to adopt her. My daughter is on Medicaid and her father this far has been listed as unknown as he hasn't been in her life since I told him about my pregnancy. The attorney general office recently got his information and attempted to start him on child support by setting up a mediation. He didn't show up to the mediation and I told them that I didn't care for child support or visitation to be established when he has no desire to become her legal father. My fiancée and I are going to be in the process of having her taken off of medicaid and put on his work insurance when his benefits kick in, so really we will have no reason to be reliable to my ex for money as we are self sufficient. Well a few weeks ago we got a letter in the mail saying " the office of the attorney general determined that the issuance of an order through the child support review process is not appropriate at this time. This does not affect the right of the office of the attorney general or any party to request other remedies as provided by law. If you have an existing child support order, it remains in effect until further order by the court." ( we don't have one)JA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: I took this to mean that the court was going to dropen the case. But then today I got served a letter that stated this: "jurisdiction. No court has continuing jurisdiction of this suit or of the child subject this suit. There are no court ordered conservatorships, guardianships, or other court ordered relationships affecting the child the subject of this suit" there was a bunch of other things in the papers I received that made me believe that we will be going to court such as conservatorships, determination of parentage, name change, support, withholding earnings for support, and request for production of documents. I'm just unclear on whether the court will be pursuing my ex for support and to grant him visitation or If this letter is stating we will not be continuing.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Gerald-Esquire

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I am married in the state of New York. When I completed the

Hello. I am married in the state of New York. When I completed the marriage license, my last name is ***** ***** first name maiden name- husband's name because I was told I could not make my maiden name my middle name. Is there any way I can change the marriage form to go back to my maiden name? When I called the state, I was told the only opportunity to keep my maiden name is ***** ***** time of marriage. If I don't are there any legal implications to this? Thank you!

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Olivia Kent

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How can I get the middle name of a 10 year old child changed

How can I get the middle name of a 10 year old child changed in the state of Virginia?

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TJ, Esq.

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I was married in the 1980's, at which time I changed the

I was married in the 1980's, at which time I changed the name on my drivers license and bank accounts to my married name. In 1996, my husband and I split up and at that time it came to our attention that the minister that married us never filed our marriage certificate in the County in which we were married (the minister is since deceased). Consequently, as there was no record of our marriage, we never bothered to file for a divorce. I continued to use the married name on my drivers license and bank records. However, when I married, I never changed the name on my social security card. The card with my maiden name was burned in a house fire in sept 2015. I went to Social Security Office and to get a replacement card and could only show them the driver's license ID with the married name although all their records are in my maiden name, so they said I need to show them the marriage certificate and/or divorce decree to prove I am in fact the person on their records (maiden name). I can not change my drivers license without a SS card, and I can not get a SS card without a marriage/divorce papers proving I was the maiden name person who became the married name person name. I am stuck in a circle. How can this be resolved. I do not have a passport as ID either.JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No.JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: That is pretty much it. I need a new Social Security card and can not get one.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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JD 1992

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I reside in state of California. I am currently on probation

I reside in state of California. I am currently on probation due to tax evasion charges. I would like to change my first name. I have spoken to my probation officer and he sees no problem with it. Is it possible to change my name while on probation?

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Barrister

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I want to go back to my maiden name

I want to go back to my maiden name

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Gerald-Esquire

Juris Doctor

 
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