How to Change Your Name
The process for legally changing a person's name is an extensive one, whether you are taking a spouse's surname, changing a child's name, or formally changing an adult's name. This easy-to-use guide details how to accurately and securely change your name and safeguard against identity fraud. Sample forms and documents are included to help you legally change your name in all 50 states.
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EXCEPTIONS TO COURT ORDER REQUIREMENT
THE NAME CHANGE ORDER
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