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APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME OF AN ADULT WHO IS THE PARENT OF AT LEAST ONE MINOR CHILD
  • You are a resident of the county where you are filing this request, AND,
  • You want to ask the Court to change your name, AND,
  • You are an adult 18 years or older, AND,
  • You are the parent of at least one minor child, AND,
  • You are prepared under penalty of perjury to inform the Court whether you have ever been convicted of a felony and whether there are any pending charges against you for a felony or other offense involving false statements or misrepresentation of identity, AND,
  • You understand the name change will neither harm your rights nor release you from any obligations or liabilities incurred under your current name, AND,
  • You are not changing your name to that of another person for the purpose of committing any crime or furthering any offense involving fraud or misrepresentation of identity.
DO NOT USE THESE FORMS TO CHANGE YOUR NAME BECAUSE YOU GOT MARRIED.

NOTE: You do not need to request a name change through the Court if you get married and want to use your spouse's last name.

This page contains court forms and instructions on how to ask the Court to change your name. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Packets
Title File English Spanish
Request a Change of Name for an Adult With at Least One Minor Child CVNCC1 PDF PDF

The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above. If you choose to download the documents individually, make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Instructions
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court cvncc10p PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Civil Cover Sheet cv10f PDF PDF
2 Application for Change of Name for an Adult cvnc11f PDF PDF
3 Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name cvnc18f PDF PDF
4 Consent of Parent to Name Change of Other Parent and Waiver of Notice cvnc15f PDF PDF
5 Consent of Spouse to Name Change of an Adult and Waiver of Notice cvnc16f PDF PDF
6 Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail cvnc24f PDF PDF
7 Order Changing Name for an Adult cvnc81f PDF PDF
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