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This action is a legal procedure involving the change of name from the originally given name at the time of birth of a person to a different name of choice. This act may occur majorly due to marriage, divorce, adoption, etc but the reasons may not always be the same.


The laws for the change of name are majorly handled by the individual states and similarly may differ from each other. A person cannot apply for a change of name for reasons like when they are in debt, the new name cannot be used to represent any other person or to hamper the rights of anybody else, the name also should not be abusive or if the name change is of a minor, the verdict depends on, where their best interest lies and requires a court approval.

After the change of name is completed; the users have to make sure the changes take effect elsewhere too. To do so they also have to make those changes on other documents that needs upto-date current information. These documents including; Social Security Card, Drivers License, Passport, Post Office, IRS, Voter Registration, Banks, Credit Cards, Doctors, Insurance Companies, State Tax Authority, Clubs, Memberships, Employer and Retirement plans.




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Alaska Application for Name Change Form

Alaska Name Change Form VS-405 - PDF Template

Form VS-405, Application for Legal Name Change serves as a source to change the legal name of the applicant before the Court. This name change is effective in Alaska birth record through the Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics, Juneau, AK. Form VS-405 has blank spaces for inputs and filling each particular truthfully and accurately is …

Alabama Name Change Petition

Alabama Change of Name - PDF Template

Alabama Change of Name of Adult Petition is a legal document intended to facilitate the request for change of the name of an adult residing in Alabama State. This document requires various inputs pertaining to the petitioner as well as the cause behind the request for change of the name. The petitioner signs the document …

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