Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-2422a

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

In cases in which a person has lawfully obtained a change of name by a court of competent jurisdiction, such person may present a duly authenticated copy of the court order changing his name and request a new certificate of birth. A new certificate shall then be issued, which shall show the new name as ordered by the court; the certificate shall be marked “amended.” The person whose name has been changed may receive copies of his certificate of birth showing the name as originally entered only upon court order.