Dwyane Wade’s daughter Zaya has been issued the official name and gender change she wanted. An LA County judge signed off on the new legal identity for Dwyane’s transgender 15-year-old, according to new legal documents, reported TMZ.

Dwyane’s daughter is now legally Zaya Malachi Airamis Wade and the judge also ruled in favor of her official gender change from male to female.

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This comes after an intense court battle between Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade. Last November, Siohvaughn contested a legal petition by Wade to allow their daughter to change her name and gender officially. In court documents, she claimed that their child was being pressured financially to make the decision.

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Wade and his current wife, Gabrielle Union, have been calling her Zaya for years. She came out as trans back in 2020. Since last August, her petition for the name and gender has been making its way through the courts.

Wade said the change was in their child’s best interest and ripped Siohvaughn’s opposition as “nonsensical.”

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Siohvaughn argued on the basis of parental consultation, saying that Dwyane “shall discuss with and obtain input in the major decisions affecting care, welfare, activities, health, education and religious upbringing” of their children prior to any major life-changing decisions being made.”

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She also said that there are multiple factors to be considered by the Court in determining the requests to change the minor child’s name and gender.

According to The Blast, the court document states that “The Petition for Recognition of Minor’s Change of Gender and Issuance of New Birth Certificate filed by Zion Malachi Airamis Wade, by and through gal, Dwyane T. Wade, Jr. on 08/22/2022 is Granted in Part.”

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“Decree is signed and filed. The Petitioner’s name is changed from Zion Malachi Airamis Wade is changed to Zaya Malachi Airamis Wade. The gender of the Petitioner is changed from male to female,” it added.

Zaya is also to be issued a new birth certificate with her new name and gender.