In Re: Rachel Schweitzer, etc.

This appeal involves a minor child’s petition to change her surname.

Robidoux presents one question to this Court for review, which we have divided and rephrased for clarity:

1. Did the circuit court abuse its discretion in concluding that the best interest of the child would not be served by granting the petition to change her surname?

2. Did the circuit court err in not seeking the child’s testimony when the mother’s offer to make the child available to the court was made after the hearing had concluded?

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