Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
A parent, managing conservator, or guardian of a child may file a petition requesting a change of name of the child in the county where the child resides.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 45.001. Who May File; Venue - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-45-001.html
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.