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No, I'm afraid you will not be able to register the change of name without either the father's written consent (ie. on the change of name deed) or leave of the Court, for which you would have to make an application to Court and which your husband would doubtless dispute. The Courts are very reluctant to authorise a change of surname in disputed circumstances unless it is the best interests of the child to do so.
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