§15-7-15  Decree of change of name. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE15/15-7/15-7-15.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 15

Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-7

Adoption of Children

SECTION 15-7-15



   § 15-7-15  Decree of change of name. –

If, in a petition for the adoption of a child, a change of the child's name is

requested, the court, upon decreeing the adoption, may also decree the change

of name and grant a certificate for the name change.



History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 192, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 244, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch.

288, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 420, § 10; G.L., ch. 420, § 12; P.L.

1955, ch. 3483, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-7-15; P.L. 1970, ch. 132, §

1.)