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Question: Can a 17 year old change their last name without parental consent?
Answer: No, a minor cannot petition for a legal name change without parental consent. In Arizona, the parent or guardian of a minor can file for a name change on behalf of the minor but a minor cannot file for themselves. If you don’t have parental consent it is unlikely that a petition will be filed for you by your parent. For more information and the forms that would need to be filed for a name change for a minor, visit: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/Forms/CivilCases/civil_cvncm1.asp
Can a 17 year old change their last name without parental consent?
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