Quoting LolaMcKitten:" She's less than a year old, she won't have to go before a judge. I changed my son's middle name and last name and just had to fill out paperwork and send it in, and before a year old, it's free. "
Quoting Serial Mom ✄:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Captain Obvious:</b>" I wonder what the judge is going to say ... [snip!] ... not his baby, she's mine. My mom changed my name when I was 3 and the judge was fine with it. They aren't going to say no!"
Quoting Captain Obvious:" Actually it depends on what state you're in."
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" I have yet to find a state that says you have to do it any differently and even if it IS the case, ... [snip!] ... if it IS the case, people change their kids names all the time, that's why in *most* states, it's free before a year old. "
Quoting Captain Obvious:" Here is the law from her state which says nothing different about a child being less than 1 year old. http://www.michigannamechangelaw.com/requirements.asp"
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" Ok...and? I don't really care, I know what I found out through research and from my own experience doing the same thing."
Quoting Captain Obvious:" You live in a different state than her, are you dense?"
Quoting Serial Mom ✄:" <blockquote><b>Quoting LolaMcKitten:</b>" Ok...and? I don't really care, I know what ... [snip!] ... from other parents here in Michigan who changed their child's middle name that the process was very easy, just like you said."