Bucket List NAME CHANGE
NOTE: Bucket List NAME CHANGE is a term coined by EZ Name Change to describe the situation when you intend to get a Legal Name Change before you die. People young or old can have a Bucket List and put Legal Name Change California on it. Hence: Bucket List Name Change.
Bucket List, by itself, has been worked into the American consciousness by, among other things, the Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman hit film of the same name. The movie dealt with the probable last days of life for the movie star characters, and fulfilling of their respective “wish lists”. It was about the things you’d want to do before you die, when dying is near. We have some experience with people who want a Name Change and are near death.
Bucket List Name Change has a broader meaning too, though. To have a Bucket List, you only have to be alive…you don’t have to be dying. For many people, Name Change is a serious priority. In other words, you want a formal Legal Name Change and it’s for a reason. It’s not a whim, it’s important. Maybe as much as 50% of all adults either actually gets a Legal Name Change or intends to.
People want Legal Name Changes for lots of very different, good reasons. Some people hate the name they were born with; Some people want to take a name of their choice for professional reasons; Some people want to simplify their name so it can be pronounced or spelled with fewer problems; Some people want to honor someone or their heritage; Some people want to shed names with very bad associations; Some people have taken a different name but want to make it fully legal; Some people have variations of their name in different places and want to make them all uniform. Some people just want to have the name of their choice.
If you want to have a Legal Name, instead of the one you have now, then you’re a Bucket List Name Changer. When you get your New Legal Name, you can scratch that item off your Bucket List. Legal Name Change isn’t easy or free, but it’s deeply satisfying for those who accomplish it. That’s what makes it such a nice Bucket List item.
What’s your Bucket List Name Change? What’s your reason for the Name of your choice? What’s stopping you from starting the process?
Busy Person’s Guide to NAME CHANGE