The following information is provided as a convenience to those interested in name changes pursuant to state law, but it should not be construed as legal advice.
Changing a name upon marriage does not require a Court Order. Begin using the new name immediately after the marriage ceremony.
Reverting to a maiden name after the final divorce decree requires a separate petition. The Application for Change of Name and Order may be obtained from the Clerk's Office. The filing fee is $35.
Other places to change your name
Social Security - Complete Social Security Administration Form SS-5 and either mail or take it to your nearest Social Security Office. For more information about changing your social security records, go to the Social Security Administration.