7-803. Publication of petition and notice. (1) A notice of hearing of such petition signed by the clerk and issued under the seal of the court, must be published for four (4) successive weeks in a newspaper designated by the court as most likely to give notice in the county where the person whose name is proposed to be changed resides, and proofs must be made of such publication or posting before the petition can be considered. The notice of hearing may be substantially in the following form:
NOTICE OF HEARING
In the District Court of the…. Judicial District of the State of Idaho in and for…. County.
In the matter of the application of…. for change in name.
(Assertions herein contained refer to assertions in the petition)
A petition by…., now residing in the City of…., State of Idaho, proposing a change in name to…. has been filed in the above entitled court, the reason for the change in name being
such petition will be heard at such time as the court may appoint, and objections may be filed by any person who can, in such objections, show to the court a good reason against such a change of name.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said District Court this…. day of……
Attorney for petitioner
Residence or post office address
(2) If the petition has been filed for a minor by a parent and the other parent, if living, does not join in consenting to the name change, the petitioner must cause notice of the time and place of the hearing to be served on the other parent not less than thirty (30) days before the hearing.
(3) If the petition has been filed for a minor by a guardian, the person filing the petition must cause notice of the time and place of the hearing to be served on the persons whose names and addresses were specified in the petition pursuant to section 7-802(2)(b), Idaho Code, not less than thirty (30) days before the hearing.
[(7-803) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 873; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 5247; C.S., sec. 7426; I.C.A., sec. 13-803; am. 1945, ch. 32, sec. 1, p. 39; am. 2007, ch. 90, sec. 1, p. 246; am. 2010, ch. 250, sec. 1, p. 640; am. 2017, ch. 191, sec. 2, p. 439.]