Thursday, February 23, 2006

New York Has Two-Name Minimum

Genealogists have a friend in Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lucindo Suarez. He ruled that Robbie Bishop can't change her name to just "Robbie."

"That there may be many people with the same surname and even the same given and middle name does not provide a valid reason to set a precedent which could have overwhelming untoward consequences," Suarez found. [Link]

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