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    transcriber87 posted:
    Once Cadance turns 1 on 3-27, I can officially change her last name to mine! It sounds like a lot of paperwork and maybe close to $200 but soo worth it! Her "sperm donor" as I call him has not seen her since she was 2 months old...I have not got any child support from him..He doesn't want to see her since that would involve seeing me so I think will all of this said, it would be soo worth it to change her last name. Anyone else done this?
    wonderland09 responded:

    I was wondering about doing that myself but was concerned that I would not be able to without the fathers consent or him signing off on something. Do you know if it matters if they signed the birth certificate or not?
    MISSBUBBLEYAJG responded:
    Wow thats great!! Im so sorry about the circumstances though. As of now my lil Celeste has both our last names with mine first...Honestly I have not even obtained a birth certificate for her. I know Im going to get in so much trouble for that...
    transcriber87 replied to wonderland09's response:
    Well, I do have to send him a registered letter stating my intent to change and a court date. Last doller he wont even show up. Im not sure about the birth certificate but I would think not? His is on the birth certificate. AND he is still obligated to pay support even though he hasn't given me but $50 since she was born 1 year ago. He is supposed to be paying 75 a week and I get nothing..He is going to jail at the end of the month..He is over 2000 with me and over 6000 with his son! YAY!!
    transcriber87 replied to transcriber87's response:
    Oh, the YAY was for me knowing that his arse will be sitting in a jail cell..that will satisfy me because I have a LOT of anger towards him so karma is hovering over his head right now!
    rylesmom replied to transcriber87's response:
    I had my daughter's last name changed when she was about 1 1/2 years old. It was fairly easy as long as I did everything that the law required. Her sperm donor didn't even show up for the hearing nor does he pay child support. He is in the rears almost $20,000. He also has 2 other kids and I am not sure if he pays their mom's or not.
    she_wolf_514 responded:
    It isn't as hard as it seems. Just follow what your lawyer tells you to do and you will not have a lot of stress. Even if the "donor" comes to court the fact that he hasn't been around will be held against him (as well as all the back support he owes you).

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