NJ Court Rules on Name Change for Transgender Child

In a first-ever ruling on the matter of a legal name change for a transgender child, Middlesex County Chancery Division Judge Hon. Marcia Silva, J.S.C. ruled in favor of allowing Veronica Betts to legally change (his) name to Trevor in accordance with his on-going transgender treatment for gender dysphoria. This case establishes that the "best interest standard", the standard used by family courts across Bergen County and New Jersey in order to…Read More

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