Name Changes

Name Change Attorney in Boca Raton

A person usually changes his or her name after marriage or divorce. But there are also other circumstances that will prompt an individual to have his or her name changed. Whatever your reason for wanting to change your name, you should contact a Boca Raton name change lawyer to help you through the legal process.


How to Legally Change Your Name

If you are ready to change your name, you will need to undergo a legal process. In Florida, the initial step is to complete a Petition for Change of Name. Then you will be required to give full disclosure of personal information, submit to a background check and fingerprinting.


Reasons to Hire a Name Change Lawyer

Changing your name can get a bit tricky, especially if it’s not tied to getting married or divorced. No matter why you want to switch your name, there’s a legal process involved.

Here are some good reasons to think about getting a name change attorney:

1. Help with Paperwork

Your lawyer will help you with all the documents you need to give to the court.

2. Background Checks

Your attorney can also do any background checks that are necessary.

3. Peace of Mind

Having a lawyer gives you peace of mind, knowing that the whole process is being taken care of the right way. With an experienced attorney, changing your name is likely to go more smoothly.

When it comes to changing your name, having a lawyer who knows the ropes can make things easier and less stressful.


Common Questions about Changing Your Name

If you are considering changing your name for some reason unrelated to marriage or divorce, here are some common questions you should ask when meeting with your lawyer:

  • What information will I need to legally change my name in Florida?
  • Are there any cases of name change unrelated to marriage of divorce that are denied by the court? What are some of the reasons a judge would deny a change request?
  • How long does the name change process usually take?
  • What happens if the judge will not approve my request for a name change?

The lawyers at Klein Law Group can address these and any other questions you may have about changing your name.


Schedule a Free Consultation Today

If you would like to begin the process of changing your name or discuss the process, call Klein Law Group at 561-353-2800 to set up a free consultation with one of our attorneys in our Boca Raton Law Office.

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