The court intends to deny the petition on the ground that no proof of publication in a newspaper of general circulation in Los Angeles County was filed (See Code of Civil Procedure section 1277(a). In addition, it appears that notice was given to the father that the name would be changed "from Liam to Liam" rather that notifying him that the last name would be changed. Petitioner may, but need not, appear and be heard. If petitioner does not appear, the petition will be dismissed without prejudice and petitioner may reapply.

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