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How to Change Your Name in California,9781413303988

How to Change Your Name in California

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9781413303988

ISBN10:
1413303986
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/30/2006
Publisher(s):
Nolo
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Summary

What's in a name? Not much if it isn't legal. (Although legal is a broad term: a woman successfully changed her name to Merri Christmas!) This helpful, easy-to-use book provides all the necessary forms and instructions to legally change a name in California. It covers how to: choose a new name and make it legal amend a birth certificate, or get a new one change children's names get a new driver's license, passport and Social Security card change back to a former name after divorce. Provides all necessary forms as tear-outs, including Marriage Surname Agreement, Parental Agreement on Child's Name and Application for Restoration of Former Name After Divorce.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Methods for Changing Your Name
How to Change an Adult's Name
2(2)
How to Change a Child's Name
4
What's Your Name?
What's Your Name?
2(1)
Multiple Last Names
2(2)
Multiple First Names
4(1)
Pen, Stage, and Other Business Names
5
Restrictions on New Names
Famous Names
2(1)
Fictitious Names
3(1)
Initials, Numbers, and One-Word Names
3(1)
Racial Slurs, Fighting Words, and Other Forbidden Names
4(1)
Titles and Forms of Address
4(1)
Names You May Give a Child at Birth
5
Marriage, Divorce, and Custody
Marriage
2(2)
Divorce and Annulment
4(3)
Custody, Remarriage, and Children's Names
7
Birth Certificates
Children and Birth Certificates
2(4)
Adults and Birth Certificates
6
Basics of the Court Petition
An Overview of the Court Petition Process and This Chapter
2(1)
Filing on Behalf of a Child
3(3)
Getting Information From Your Superior Court
6(1)
Getting Your Papers in Order
6(3)
Basic Name Change Forms
9(6)
Forms for Legal Guardians
15
Changing Your Name and Birth Certificate After Changing Your Gender
Forms for Change of Name and Gender
3(3)
Surgery and Your Name Change
6(3)
Getting Court Recognition of Your Gender When You Have Already Changed Your Name
9(8)
Filing Your Petition, Publishing Your Order to Show Cause, and Obtaining Your Order
17(1)
Obtaining a New Birth Certificate
17
Filing, Publishing, and Serving Your Court Petition
File Papers With the Court
2(6)
Arrange for Publication of the Order to Show Cause
8(1)
The Service of Process Requirement (Minor's Name Change)
9(3)
Publishing Notice to the Other Parent
12(9)
Waiver of Publication Requirement
21
Final Steps Towards Changing Your Name
Appear in Court, If Necessary
2(3)
Steps to Take After Your Name Change
5
How to Get Your New Name Accepted
Documentation
2(1)
Notify Agencies and Institutions: A Chart
2(1)
Finding Additional Help
When You Might Need a Lawyer
2(1)
Hiring an Attorney
3(2)
Legal Document Assistants (``Typing Services'')
5(1)
Doing Your Own Legal Research
5
Appendix
Index


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