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Clare, Family Solicitor
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My GRANDAUGHTER and her partner are going to register their

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My GRANDAUGHTER and her partner are going to register their daughter, he wants a double barrell name or else he will not have his name on the birth certificate, we fear he will not stay with my GRANDAUGHTER for any amount of time so can you tell me which name should appear on the Certificate first, is it the mother or the fathers name
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
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There is no legal requirement on this - but your granddaughter needs to be aware that she will not be able to change this in the future without the father's agreement or an Order form the court
She should also be aware that the decision is hers and hers alone
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