Petition for Change of Name Forms


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How to use the forms:

  1. You must save each form before you begin entering information in the form fields. Right click the link for a form and save it to your computer before you begin entering information in the form fields. If you are downloading the form from a public computer, be sure to save the form to a personal device, such as a thumb drive. 
  2. You must use Acrobat Reader DC (or Adobe Acrobat DC) to ensure the forms work as intended. If you do not have Acrobat Reader DC, a free edition can be downloaded from the Adobe website.
  3. If you have technical difficulties completing the forms online, you may print blank forms and fill them out by hand to file with the court. Please check with your local court for further instructions.
  4. You are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of any information submitted on the forms. Please double-check the information you enter!

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):