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.)