Whats the average cost to get a court order for a name change?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Tyler, TX

Im trying to change my last name on a birth certificate cause it doesnt match my social. With it like that i cant get my D.L.

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  1. Evan Edward Pierce-Jones

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . Each lawyer sets his or her own fee for the work. So, you will need to shop around.

    Answers on Avvo are for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. No... more
  2. Russell J Hebets


    Contributor Level 10


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Getting a name change is not a criminal legal matter, you should consult a civil attorney. This website https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/reqproc/faq/ame...?

    appears to claim you can do this for $37.

    These statements do not constitute legal advice. They are meant to be general in nature, for any specific legal... more

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