Family Services: Name Change

Name Change – Adult

Requirements:

You have lived in California for at least six weeks before filing and;
You are over 18 years of age.
You have not been convicted of a felony.
You are not changing your name to avoid creditors or to defraud somebody.
You must publish your name change in a newspaper for 3 consecutive weeks.
Name change may be granted with or without a hearing.

Name Change Fees – Adult
$375.00
Court Filing fee- $355.00
Publication costs vary
Includes preparing of all related documents, notaries, filing and serving if necessary.

Name Change – Family

Requirements:

You want to change the last names (only) for several members of your family.
The members getting their name changed have not been convicted of a felony.
The members getting their name changed are not changing their names to avoid creditors or to defraud somebody.
You must publish the name in a newspaper for 3 consecutive weeks.
Name changes may be granted with or without a hearing.
If one natural parent of the minor child (ren) is not filing the petition, they may be required to sign a consent.

Name Change Fees – Family
$475.00
Court filing fee $355.00
Publication costs vary
Includes preparing of all related documents for one adult and two children, notaries, filing.

Other Fees:

$25.00 for each additional child or adult name change.

GETTING STARTED IS EASY

To start the process for a name change simply submit your payment and complete the Name Change Questionnaire where you will submit your information (or, if mailing payment, the questionnaire page will be e-mailed to you). Our office will prepare the documents for you to sign, usually within 48 hours of receiving the completed questionnaire, and will e-mail or mail them to you.
encourage, assist or participate in frauds upon the court related to questionable residency.

Click here to view the Name Change Questionnaire

Payment For Service

You may start the process with an initial deposit with the balance due after you sign the papers. You may pay for your services by mailing a check or money order, or by credit card through Paypal.com.:

If you wish to mail your payment, please send to:

BLS Inc
7676 Hazard Center Dr,
San Diego CA 92108
619-884-3053

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