How to Change Your Name After Marriage
To Change or Not to Change. What’s Best for Your Family?
Name change norms have relaxed over the years and couples have several options to choose from. Also, it’s far more common these days to have children from a previous relationship involved, which raises additional issues. Whatever option you choose, LegalShield is here to help. LegalShield lawyers can make the entire name change process quick, easy and ensure it’s completed correctly, for a fraction of normal attorney fees.
Modern Name Change Options
A Suite of Helpful Resources
The first step is to discuss the options with your soon to be spouse and select the right route for your relationship. Once you know what you’d like to do with your name, it’s time to figure out what documents you need to file and where to file them. That’s where LegalShield comes in.
LegalShield is your partner in successfully navigating the legal requirements of any type of name change.
If you’re not sure which way to go or you’re curious about what’s legally required for each option, check out these free name change resources.
The Legal Guide to Getting Married - A comprehensive guide that covers the name change process (including a checklist) and other marriage related legal issues such as prenuptial agreements, child custody and your Will and Living Will.
So it’s done correctly and as easily as possible, LegalShield offers legal plans that provide an attorney to help you through the name change process. The average fee for name change legal support is $900. Our legal plans, which start at $24.95 per month, include a host of other valuable legal services such as the following.
Unlimited consultation with an attorney.
Legal forms and document review.
An attorney created Will and Living Will.
Letters and calls on your behalf to resolve disputes.