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House Bill 1047

House Bill 1047

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB1047 (Updated March 1, 2010 3:39 pm - DI 84)

Change of name requirements. Requires that a petition for a change of name must: (1) include certain information for persons at least 17 years of age; (2) if filed by a person at least 17 years of age, be subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) under the penalties of perjury and before a notary public or other person authorized to administer oaths; and (3) be filed with the circuit court of the county in which the person resides. Specifies that a petition for a change of name for a person at least 17 years of age must include: (1) the person's date of birth; (2) the person's current residence address and, if different, mailing address; (3) the person's valid Indiana driver's license or identification card number; (4) a list of all previous names used by the person; (5) proof that the person is a United States citizen; (6) a statement concerning whether the person holds a valid United States passport; and (7) a description of all judgments of criminal conviction of a felony under the laws of any state or the United States that have been entered against the person. Removes a provision that requires a parent or guardian of a minor child who wishes to change the name of the minor child to publish the first notice of the petition for the name change not more than seven days after the date the petition is filed.
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