Other Name Change Resources

There are numerous reasons a person needs to go through the name change process. These can be divided into four categories. The most common type of name change is a name change after marriage, which is explained on our name change for newlyweds page.

Take a look at our resources for other name change processes.

Name Change after Divorce

This process is preferably started before the divorce. We also offer explanations for those who did not include a name change request in the original divorce petition.

Legal Name Change

Adults need to go through this process for a name change if they do not have a marriage certificate or divorce decree to justify a name change.

Name Change for Minors

Name change for a minor may be desired for a number of reasons. This process must be implemented by a parent or guardian.