Legal Change of Name Attorneys in Oklahoma City
For some people, changing a name may become necessary to reflect a new
life situation, such as a marriage or
divorce. For others, a name change can be the result of personal preference or
an identity change. Whatever your reasons for changing you or your child's
name, Mazaheri Law Firm can guide you through the steps and help you move
forward with a fresh start.
Common reasons for changing a name:
- After a divorce, women often go back to their maiden name
- After a marriage, couples tend to want to share the same surname
- Changing a child's name to match the mother or father's surname
- Religious reasons
- Major life change
How to Legally Change Your Name in Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, legal name changes are relatively straightforward. If you need assistance with the paperwork or to have a knowledgeable professional guide you through the process, contact our family law attorneys. We can explain the steps and help you understand the implications of the name change on you or your child's life.
The process for changing a name in Oklahoma includes:
- You must be a resident of Oklahoma
- File a petition with the court that includes the necessary documents
- Request a court hearing with a judge
- Notify a newspaper to publish the notice of your name change and submit this to the court
- Change your name on all official records
With help from our family law attorneys in Oklahoma City, we can make the process simple and hassle-free. If there are any obstacles that arise, we work quickly to resolve them so you can move forward with your new identity.
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