How to legally do a name change in Texas

Legally changing your name in Texas requires several steps involving documentation and a visit to the courthouse. While you can legally change your name through a marriage or divorce certificate, other situations require going through these steps.

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Jenn Morson

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Updated on: October 13, 2023 · 8min read


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