Or. Admin. R. 137-055-3120 - Changing Child's Surname on Birth Certificate When Paternity Established

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) In any action or proceeding by the administrator to establish paternity of a child who was born in Oregon, if either parent wishes to have the child's surname changed on the birth certificate of the child and the other parent agrees, the administrator shall so order and notify the Center for Health Statistics of the Department of Human Services.
(2) If the parents do not agree to change the child's name on the birth certificate and either parent requests that the matter be adjudicated, the administrator shall certify the matter to the appropriate Oregon circuit court pursuant to ORS 25.550(6)(b). If neither parent requests that the matter be adjudicated, the administrator will take no action to change the surname on the birth certificate of the child.


Or. Admin. R. 137-055-3120
AFS 2-2000, f. 1-28-00, cert. ef. 2-1-008; AFS 32-2000, f. 11-29-00, cert. ef. 12-1-00, Renumbered from 461-195-1045; DOJ 6-2003(Temp), f. 6-25-03, cert. ef. 7-1-03 thru 12-28-03, Renumbered from 461-200-3120; DOJ 10-2003, f. 9-29-03, cert. ef. 10-1-03, Renumbered from 461-200-3120; DOJ 16-2020, minor correction filed 02/05/2020, effective 2/5/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 180.345

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 25.080

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