Sometimes we just hate the name our parents gave at birth. If you are at least 18 years old, fortunately you can choose what name you want people to call you! The steps for a name change in California are very straight-forward. All it takes is filing some documents with the court, publishing your request and attending a court hearing. Hiring a registered legal document assistant to prepare your legal name change forms will make sure that you get your name is legally changed in a fast and cost-effective manner.
In the past, publication of name change was typically required in California when seeking a formal change of name. California law was recently changed making publication no longer required when a person who lives in California seeks to have his or her name changed due to a change in their gender. In this particular instances, it [...]