Name Change

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Question: I was born in Oregon and reside in Arizona. My birth name was my Mom's maiden name however, I would now like to take my Dad's last name. Where do I file for a name change Oregon or Arizona? If Oregon do I have to appear for the court date if I don't live in Oregon?

Answer: Information and forms to change your name can be found at https://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms/Name-Change-Forms. There is a very good article on AZLAWHELP.org regarding how to change your name legally. Go to http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=1&sc=8&articleid=60.

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  • I was born in Oregon and reside in Arizona. My birth name was my Mom's maiden name however, I would now like to take my Dad's last name. Where do I file for a name change Oregon or Arizona? If Oregon do I have to appear for the court date if I don't live in Oregon?

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