A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY CERTAIN NAME CHANGE REQUIREMENTS AND AUTHORIZE A PARENT TO APPLY FOR A NAME CHANGE FOR A MINOR CHILD WITHOUT CONSENT OF THE OTHER PARENT IF THE OTHER PARENT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES AGAINST THE MINOR CHILD OR A SIBLING OF THE MINOR CHILD.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends GS 101-2(d), providing that an application to change the name of a minor child may be filed by the child's guardian ad litem appointed under Rule 17 of the Rules of Civil Procedure (previous edition stated the name change could be filed by the guardian ad litem pursuant to GS 7B-601).
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