If you're not changing names from marriage or divorce, you need a legal name change order. This can only be granted by the court and fees vary greatly between states.
Do I need a legal name change?
By law you can be known by any name of your choosing. Just introduce yourself by your preferred name and have people refer to you by that name. If you want a name other than the one on your birth or marriage certificate to be on your legal documents, such as passport, drivers license and bank accounts, then you need a legal name change.
How do I legally change names?
You must apply at the court where you reside, pay a filing fee and wait for a hearing date. The exact process is different for each state. We explain more about how to legally change names here.
How do I get my records updated?
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How can Easy Name Change help?
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More Legal Name Change Information
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