Name Change

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Question: Does my spouse have to sign my petition for legal name change for me to go back to my maiden name? There are no divorce proceedings pending.

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly.  In Arizona, legal name changes are governed by ARS 12-601.  You may also click here to access the Arizona Court's Self-Service Center, where you can find information and the documents which must be filed in order to obtain a legal name change.

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