Name Change

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How To Change Your Name

Changing your name is a relatively simple procedure that can usually be done without a lawyer. Just about anyone can change his or her name, for any good reason.

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Question: My husband and I separated after my daughter was born and we then got divorced. She has his last name and I would like to change it before she starts school. It has been almost 5 years since he has seen her. I never got an original copy of her birth certificate. Do I still need to file through the courts for a name change?
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Question: I got divorced and in the decree it did not grant me permission to change my name. I took the decree to the Soc Sec office and the still processed it. I have a new Soc card and drivers license with my maiden name. But keep having trouble as it was never officially changed in the courts. Do I have to file for a name change and pay the fee or is there a way to add it into the decree so I can officially go back to my maiden name?
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Question: My sixteen year old son was giving mine and his mother's last names at birth by a nurse that took it upon herself to do so. At the time she and I weren't together but since have been. What we want to do is remove his mother's last name which leaves him with one first, middle, and one last name instead of one first, one middle, and two last names How do I go about doing it?
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Question: How do I change my children's last name to their biological father's last name?
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Question: Can I get a new birth certificate with my new name after a name change. I heard I can but I still want to make sure. Can that even be possible. What do I have to go through to get a new birth certificate with only my new name.
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