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The DC Code: § 16-2501 Application; persons who may file.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever, being a resident of the District and desiring a change of name, may file an application in the Superior Court setting forth the reasons therefor and also the name desired to be assumed. If the applicant is an infant, the application shall be filed by his parent, guardian, or next friend.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2501. 1973 Ed., § 16-2501. DC CODE § 16-2501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 595, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 560, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(i).)