Information and Forms
If you think your abuser is tracking what you do online, you’re probably right. Learn more about internet and computer safety. Find helpful articles, free court forms, and other resources related to changing a legal name by following the links below.
What is a Name Change?
Learn pros and cons to formal and informal name changes. Find free court forms for a formal name change.
Address Confidentiality Program
Learn how to keep your address safe from an abuser. This site includes general information about the Address Confidentiality Program, checklist, and application.
How to Keep Your Address Confidential on Order of Protection Forms
Learn how to keep your address confidential on Order of Protection Forms.
Name Change Forms (Adult, Minor, Sealed)
Forms and instructions for name changes (for adults, minors, and sealed name changes).
Motion to Appoint Interpreter (write-in-the-blank form)
You can use this form to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.
Petition for Name Change - Adult, Minor, or Sealed (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to create a Petition for Name Change for an adult, child, or when your safety is at risk.