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Title 15 : Domestic Relations

Chapter 013 : CHANGE OF NAME

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 816)
  • § 816. Amendment of birth certificate

    A person, or the parent or guardian of a minor, may provide the State Registrar of Vital Records with a copy of his or her birth certificate or the birth certificate of the minor and a certified copy of a decree issued under this chapter authorizing a change of name, and request that the birth certificate be amended in accordance with the decree. The State Registrar of Vital Records shall update the Statewide Registration System and proceed in accordance with 18 V.S.A. § 5075. Notwithstanding 18 V.S.A. § 5075, certificates amended pursuant to this section shall have the words "Court Amended" at the top and shall show that the change of name was made pursuant to this chapter. (Amended 1979, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 22, 26; 2009, No. 3, § 12a, eff. Sept. 1, 2009; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011; 2017, No. 28, § 3, eff. May 10, 2017; 2017, No. 46, § 57, eff. July 1, 2019.)