Name Change in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Consultation

A confidential consultation with one of our attorneys at Defending L.A., APC.

Step 2: Preparation

The professional preparation of the your legal paperwork to change your name.

Step 3: Filing

Written instructions on how to file and publish your name change request. (Price does not include filing fee)

$440

Details:

Court filing fee is not included in this package price and must be paid directly to court when filing application for name change. If you qualify for a court fee waiver, we will help you with the preparation of the documents necessary for filing by you at no extra cost.

The publication of the name change application in a newspaper is required by law and is not included in this package price. Newspaper fee must be paid directly to newspaper. Cost is usually under $100.

If any of the following apply to you then you will not be able to proceed under this basic package:

(1) You have criminal record;

(2) You have unpaid traffic tickets.

Please make an appointment with an attorney who will quote you a custom price for changing your name if you have a criminal record and/or unpaid traffic fines.

No refunds will be given if your name change application is denied by the court. 

Court filing fee and fees to publish in a newspaper are not included in this package and must be paid directly to court and newspaper and costs vary depending on which county you file your application.