Name Change

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Question: Can a person still change their name if they have been convicted of a felony?

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly.

While Arizona law does not disqualify a person from a name change for having a felony, both the felony and reasons for the name change must be disclosed.  Whether a name change is granted is at the discretion of the judge.  Self help forms are available here.  For more information see A.R.S. 12-601 or contact the clerk of the Superior Court in the county where the application will be made.

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