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Types of Name Change Applications


4. Types of Name Change Applications

There are three types of name change petitions:

Adult
This is a name change filed by an adult individual.

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Minor
This is a name change filed by individuals seeking to change the name of a minor. Usually, the petition is filed by the parents or guardian of the child.

Family
This name change application is filed for the entire family and is usually used when the last name will be changed for all family members.

 
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