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Basic State Guidelines & Legal Restrictions
Publication of your new name
During the filing of your name change petition, the court might require that you publish your name in a circulating newspaper. This is a legal process required by the courts. On the day of your filing, the clerk will provide you information on where to publish your name. Once that publication has been made the courts receive "Proof of Publication" and the next step of the name change procedure is carried out.
State Filing Fees
In almost every state, the person filing the name change petition must pay the required filing fees to the courts. Please check with the fee schedule of your court or contact NameChangeInc for more information. These fees various from state to state/county to county. Individuals can also file a fee waiver which will dismiss the court filing fees. The clerk will provide you this document (depending your state, filing fees range from $40-$300+)
Recent Name Change FAQ's
- Will I have to make a representation in front of a judge when I file my name change?
- Can someone object to my name change petition?
- What are some reasons my name change application will be denied?
- Do I have to pay a court filing fee? Can this be waived?
- Do I need consent from the other parent to file a minor name change?
- Will filing a name change affect my child support, alimony, or other entitlements?
- How long does it usually take to file a name change once submitted to the courthouse?
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