Q: What do you put on a minor name change consent form when the father is unknown?
In Arkansas, as in other states, a name change for a minor typically requires the consent of both parents. However, if the father's identity is unknown or he cannot be located, you may need to take additional steps to proceed with the name change.
In such situations, you may need to provide the court with documentation or evidence showing your efforts to locate the father. This could include information such as attempts to contact him, searches through public records, or any other relevant details that demonstrate reasonable efforts to identify and locate the father.
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