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What is the process my parents and I would have to complete to hyphenate my last name?

Arlington, WA |

I am sixteen and am interested in hyphenating my last name to accommodate both of my parent's names.

Attorney Answers 3


  1. Have your parents go to the District Court in Arlington (415 E. Burke Ave.) and ask the Clerk if they have any forms for an agreed name change. It's not difficult, if everyone agrees.

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  2. Will both of your parents agree to this? If so they just need to go to district court.


  3. Visit the King County website to find out the simple procedure for changing your name.