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

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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Getting a name change is not a criminal legal matter, you should consult a civil attorney. This website

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 questions you should always seek the counsel of an experienced attorney.


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

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