Does permanent legal custody give us the right to change the childs last name to ours? Filing under ORC 2151.42

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David Scott Heier Esq

Answered On Jan 8, 2014
When permanent legal custody is granted, the biological parents in this situation lose all their parental rights. The legal parents can petition the Probate Court for a name change.