Experienced Guidance For Legal Name Changes
Changing your name or a child’s name involves many steps. Whether you seek to change your name for personal reasons, as a result of a divorce or to give your child your maternal name, the team at the Law Offices of David T. Garnes, LLC, can provide you with the legal guidance and support you need to navigate the process.
Our team has over 20 years of experience. We offer a range of services to help individuals and families in New Jersey.
Changing A Child’s Name To A Maternal Name
In some cases, parents may wish to change their child’s name to the maternal name, particularly when the child’s last name does not match the mother’s. Family court usually handles this type of name change, and you must meet specific legal requirements.
Our team at the Law Offices of David T. Garnes, LLC, has experience in handling name change cases for children. We can assist you with filing a petition for a name change, attending hearings and navigating any legal challenges that may arise.
The Adult Name Change Process
An adult may seek to change their name for various reasons, including due to a divorce or for personal reasons. The process can be complex, and it is crucial to follow the legal procedures to ensure that the name change is approved and recognized by the government and other relevant parties.
Firstly, you will need to file a petition with the Superior Court in the county where they reside. The petition must include detailed information such as the current legal name, the new desired name and the reason for the name change.
After filing the petition, our experienced legal team will represent you during the hearing. Our attorney will ensure that the court receives all necessary information.
If the judge approves the name change, we will obtain the court order granting the name change. We will assist you in updating your identification documents and notifying relevant parties of the new legal name.
Our team at the Law Offices of David T. Garnes, LLC, recognizes that the name change process can be daunting. Therefore, we provide personalized and comprehensive legal services to ensure that the name change process is as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Other Reasons For Name Changes
There may also be other circumstances where you may seek to change your name. For example, you may seek a name change for cultural or religious reasons or to adopt a new identity.
Our team at the Law Offices of David T. Garnes, LLC, can assist you with any name change matter. We understand that changing your name can be a significant decision, and we are committed to providing you with the legal guidance and support you need throughout the process.
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If you are considering a name change in New Jersey, the Law Offices of David T. Garnes, LLC, can provide you with the legal guidance and support you need. We offer a free consultation to discuss your options and provide you with information on the legal process.