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Good morning,In order to change her last name, you'll have to file a petition with the court to do a name change of a minor. If the father will not give his consent, you'll need to give him notice of the petition so that he has the opportunity to object and tell the court why he feels the name should not be changed.The NY Courts website has the information and forms you need to do this process here.
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