Petition for Change of Name Forms


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Instructions:

  1. If you have technical difficulties completing the forms online, you may print the forms and fill them out by hand to file with the court. Please check with your local court for further instructions.
  2. The forms can be downloaded with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free edition can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Fill the spaces provided. Forms cannot be edited and must be printed in the approved form.

Petition for Change of Name - Adult Forms: Forms you MUST complete:

  1. Confidential Case Filing Information Sheet - Domestic Relations Cases (FI-10)
  2. Petition for Change of Name (For Adult Individual) (CAFC401) & Judgment for Change of Name of Adult Individual (CAFC470)
  3. Request for Publication after Judgment of Change of Name for Adult Individual (CAFC480)

Petition for Change of Name - Minor Forms: Forms you MUST complete:

  1. Confidential Case Filing Information Sheet - Domestic Relations Cases (FI-10)
  2. Petition for Change of Name by Parent (For Minor Child) (CAFC402)
  3. Petition, Consent and Order for Parent's Appointment as Next Friend (CAFC411)
  4. Consent to Minor Child's Change of Name (CAFC412)
  5. Request for Service by Publication (CAFC712)
  6. Judgment for Change of Name of Minor Child (CAFC472)
  7. Request for Publication after Judgment of Change of Name for Minor Child (CAFC482)

Additional forms you MAY need (check with the circuit clerk's office):