How do I change my name?
How do I change the name of my minor child?
- File in the Circuit Court of the county in which the minor lives.
- Petitioners who desire to change the name of their child or ward must obtain consent of both parents to change a child’s name.
- Pay the $41 filing fee.
- Application for Name Change Packet (Minor) (PDF)
Please note: ALL applicants MUST sign the application in the presence of a notary or a Circuit Court Clerk.
Submitting my application in person:
Bring your completed paperwork and filing fee to the third floor of the Clerk of the Circuit Court during normal business hours.
Submitting my application by mail:
Send your completed paperwork and filing fee to: