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We are expecting a baby for the month of July. Today we had our first contact with the local "birth certificate office" and they
told us that it would not be possible to have the character "ö" in the last name (Förstemann). However, as innocent as this
character may seem, it DOES make a difference whether you're Förstemann or Foerstemann since both spellings exist back home!
Does anyone know what we need to do to get an "ö" in the family name for our baby? We're in Massachusetts, just in case that makes a
Or, if this is not at all possible, does anyone know whether this will create a problem once we try to inscribe the baby with the
birth certificate "Foerstemann" in the Familienbüchlein (or livret de famille pour les romands) of the family "Förstemann" at the
Thanks a lot for your help + have a nice weekend!
Françoise and Klaus
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Received on Sat Feb 28 2004 - 03:29:29 PST