Name Change

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Question: I am a convicted felon, can I legally change my name?

Answer:

After receiving an application for name change, the court shall consider whether to grant the name change based upon prior felony convictions and the reason why the name change is requested. A.R.S. 12-601.A. & C.1.

Please see the form “Name Change for an Adult” for more information on what the court will request. This is the Maricopa County form. If another county’s form is needed, please use the court locator to find that county’s court.

QUESTIONS

  • I am a convicted felon, can I legally change my name?

STORIES

  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
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  • State Bar of Arizona
    www.azbar.org
  • Maricopa County Bar
    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
  • Pima County Bar
    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233
  • Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
    866-553-0893
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