Asked by hgf
on 16-04-2019 08:24:25
Question posted in the General Law
category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 0.00
My ex husband and i divorced in 2012, our child who was born out of wedlock uses his fathers surname ,i would like to change the childs surname to mine but the father refuses to even discuss the matter ,what other options do i have ?what documents will they ask for in court when applying for the order to change surname without fathers consent ?
Ask your OWN Legal Question!
If you would like to view the entire answer, you will need to either login or register a FREE account.
DISCLAIMER: Advice or answers from Lawyers on SA Legal Advice are not substitutes for the proper advice of an Lawyer. SA Legal Advice is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Lawyer who assists with your question is not your Lawyer, and the response above is not to be considered to be legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains. The responses above are from individual Lawyers, not SA Legal Advice. The site and services are provided “as is”. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service.