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Name Change

This toolkit tells you about changing your name, your child’s name, or your family’s last name. For general information about changing names, read the Articles. Read the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to ask a judge for a name change, use the Forms link to prepare your forms. Go to Courts & Agencies for information about the court or agency that will handle your case.

Common Questions

Common Questions

Checklist- How to ask for a name change for yourself (print)

Checklist- How to ask for a name change for your family (print)

Checklist- How to ask to change your minor child’s name (print)

Checklist- How to ask for a name change when you are a minor (print)

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