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Types of Name Change Applications

There are three types of name change petitions:

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

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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