Name Change Legal Questions and Answers
Does a Health Insurer in Colorado Have to Use the Name on My Drivers License?
I have been using my initials as my legal name for the past 30 years. My social security card has this name on it but my drivers license has my full name including my maiden name on it. Recently when I visited a health clinic they proceeded to put my full name on my registration. I have not used this name in 30 yrs. My health insurance card also has only my initials and my ...09/28/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: Colorado | #23277
How Do You Change the Name of a Minor Born Overseas?
Hello...my daughter was born in Jordan and has a Jordanian birth certificate and passport....she recently got a US passport and now i would like to change her name....is this possible? or will i be asked to change the name on her birth certificate in jordan first????09/27/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New Jersey | #23268
How Does Name Change Take Effect After Marriage in New Jersey?
When we went overseas, my stepdad told us to use his last name, which was not the name I was born with. This is on my marriage license, and all of my I.D. thru the years. My question is I am filing for a legal name change so I can get my driver's ID. But I don't understand what name am I suppose to be assuming. When I married, I went from my maiden name to my husband's last nam...09/18/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New Jersey | #23196
Is a Father's Consent Required to Change a Child's Name in Texas?
My son is 14 years old and is a second generation, named after his father. In the past year my son has decided that he has wanted to severe all ties with his father. He has refused to visit, speak on the phone, or make any contact with him due to his excessive verbal abuse and past physical abuse. In addition to this, my son is begging me to help him change his name. He fee...09/08/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: Texas | #23120
Do I Need a Legal Name Change to Remove the Jr. on My Birth Certificate?
I am a resident of Colorado, and was born in Illinois. My Illinois birth certificate states my name as 'PATRICK THOMAS DOLAN JR.' (all capitals). My father having died, I called the Colorado Driver's License office to have the 'JR.' which I haven't used in business for years, dropped. They adamantly argue that this cannot be done without a legal name change. I am concerned ...08/31/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: Colorado | #23070
Can I Change My Child's Name if the Father Left the Country?
i HAVE TWO CHILDREN ONE IS 19 MONTHS AND THE OTHER IS 3 MONTHS THE FATHER IS NOT ON THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND HAS LEFT THE COUNTRY SINCE HE IS WAS NOT HERE LEGALLY...IS THERE A WAY FOR ME TO CHANGE BOTH MY KIDS NAMES TO MY LAST NAME AND WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR THIS.08/31/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New York | #23066
Should I Keep My Maiden Name or Hyphenate Both Married and Maiden Names?
I'm getting married and would like to know if it is legal in Illinois to have two last names without hypenation. Also, may I use the last names interchangably? Besides financial items when do I NEED to use my full legal name?08/25/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: Illinois | #23006
How Do I Change My Name in New York After Getting Married?
I got married in puerto rico and reside in new york. I have the marriage license from puerto rico. I would like to change my last name to my husbands name. What do I need to do?08/09/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New York | #22864
How Do I Legally Change My Name in New Hampshire?
I was born with the last name Piccola. However, a few years after my mother remarried, she had my name on my social security card changed to Osgood (My step-fathers name; I am currently 22 years old). This is the name I have used since that point (It is also the name on my drivers license ) However, my birth certificate still says Piccola. I am trying to apply for a US passport...08/05/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New Hampshire | #22834
Can I Change My Name Without Changing My Social Security Card?
Can I change my name to my married name on my license, passport, with creditors and such if I do not change my social security card? I want to use my maiden name for work and the only way I can do that per my job is if my social security card does not change. I want to be known for all other nonwork purposes by my husbands name. The marriage license has my maiden name and husb...07/23/2010 | Category: Name Change | State: New York | #22732