Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 13, § 4754. Judgment;  true and lawful name;  altering birth record

A. If the prayer of the applicant is granted, judgment shall be rendered granting the change of name desired, which shall be the true and lawful name of the party asking the change after the recordation of the judgment in the miscellaneous records of the parish.

B. A Louisiana birth registrant seeking to have his original birth record altered to reflect his name change shall furnish the state registrar of vital records with a certified copy of the name change judgment, which judgment shall be accepted by the registrar who may alter only the name of the registrant.


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