Tag Archives: Name Change

Merit Decision. Court Decides Having Mother’s, not Father’s Last Name is in Best Interest of Child. D.W. v. T.L.

On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in D.W. v. T.L.,  2012-Ohio-5743. Writing for a unanimous Court, Justice Cupp held that under the Court’s existing precedent, the test in a name change case is … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: What’s in a Name? D.W. v. T.L.

Update: on December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On September 25, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of D.W. v. … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: What’s in a Name? D.W. v. T.L.

Update: on December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 25, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio will … Continue reading

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