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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on May 1, 2015

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Eric J. Burch, Manchester, Tennessee, for the appellant, T. H.

Attorneys 2:

Edward H. North, Manchester, Tennessee, for the appellee, J. W. B.

Judge(s): GOLDIN

The trial court entered an order establishing paternity and setting child support for a non-marital child. The trial court also granted J. W. B.’ s (hereinafter “Father”)1 oral motion to change the child’s surname from T. H.’ s (hereinafter “Mother”) to Father’s. Mother appeals only the order changing the child’s surname. We reverse.