Name change back to maiden name after 7 years of divorce.

Asked about 1 year ago - Detroit, MI

I want to change my legal name back to my maiden name. I have been divorced for about 7 years. I need the cheapest way to change name.

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  1. Howard M Lewis

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    Answered . It should be free wtih a motion to court.

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  2. J. Matthew Catchick Jr.

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    Answered . Since it has been so long since your Judgment of Divorce was entered, you will have to file a Name Change Petition. Google "PC 51 Michigan Court Form" on-line, and you should be able to pull the form for free to fill-out and file with the Family (Circuit) Court. If you found my response helpful, please mark it as so when responding. I wish you all the best of luck. Warmest regards, Matt Catchick.

  3. Neil M. Colman

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    Answered . Unfortunately, you will have to file a Petition for Name Change in the Wayne County Circuit Court.

    Neil M. Colman
    www.divlawyer@gmail.com
    586.254.1100

    Mr. Colman is licensed to practice law in Michigan. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an... more

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