(AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)
(AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)

There's been a ruling in the fight over an eight-month-old boy's name.

FOX News Radio's Lilian Woo reports:

A judge in Tennessee ruling in favor of parents who want to name their son 'Messiah' overturning a decision by a child support magistrateAt a paternity hearing last month Lu Ann Ballew being asked to decide Messiah DeShawn Martin's surname, but in a move that made news headlines around the world, she also changed the baby's first name to 'Martin' saying that 'Messiah' was a title reserved for Jesus Christ.

Chancellor Telford Forgety now ruling the lower court acted unconstitutionally, and that there is no basis in the law for changing a child's first name where both parents are in agreement. The boy's mother saying she never stopped calling him 'Messiah.

Lilian Woo, FOX News Radio.