If a person legally change his/her name in court and the name is reflected on all documents except his/her birth certificate

Asked 10 months ago - Philadelphia, PA

will that cause problems later on or is it more practical to change on birth certificate because not doing so defeats the purpose why one legally changed it in the first place

Attorney answers (1)

  1. William Charles Sipio


    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . You just need to submit some paperwork to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. I have attached a link with all of the relevant information. Take a look at the part of the page that says "How to Correct a Birth Certificate with a Court Order".

    If you found this answer helpful, let me know by clicking the "Mark as Helpful" button at the bottom of this... more

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

29,107 answers this week

3,424 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

29,107 answers this week

3,424 attorneys answering