FULL SERVICE Name Change
FULL SERVICE Name Change means we do all the court forms correctly, do the court filing and newspaper publishing for you. You don’t fill out any court forms, wait in filing or help lines, or try to figure out how to do the required publishing right. You just get your Court Order, upon approval, at the end of the process. Here are the details.
FULL SERVICE Name Change includes:
**1. We Prepare a Petition for Change of Name in the correct Superior Court.
5 to 15 Court Forms, depending on your circumstances, are properly and correctly completed for the right court.
**2. We File the Petition at the court.
Write in the newspaper information, make the copies required by the correct court and take it to the designated filing clerk. Make the required payments, get a hearing date assigned and get back your court stamped copies.
**3. We Arrange the required Newspaper Notice
Place the required Newspaper advertising. Pay the charges for the required publications. Get Proof of Publication into the court file with a copy for you.
FULL SERVICE Name Change provides you assistance ALL the way
4. You Will Get Your Decree and Certified Copy(s) From the Court.
For 95% of our Full Service customers, the approval court work is done before you get to your court Hearing. Go to the Hearing, if required, and get your Court Order – Decree Changing Name. Upon approval by your judge, you can get as many Certified Copies of the Decree as you want from the same Courthouse. The Certified Decree Changing Name is the Gold Standard Name Change Court Order and is Honored everywhere in the United States, all states, all Federal, and elsewhere throughout the world. Our Customer Service remains available to you through the Hearing and beyond.
**EZ NAME CHANGE Does All This For You, With FULL SERVICE Name Change
The Certified Decree Changing Name is a document we prepare, as part of your Petition. Upon approval by your judge, that becomes your Court Order. The court clerk adds the Court’s Seal and the clerk’s signature to make your Certified Copy(s) right after approval. A Certified Copy is valid immediately to get: Social Security, Passport, DMV (including Real ID), School, Bank, Payroll, … even Birth Certificate Name Changes on those ID and Official Records.
EZ FULL SERVICE Costs $190 (does not include court and newspaper costs).
Break down of our costs –
- $115 (This is all you pay to begin FULL SERVICE Name Change). This pays for the entire correctly prepared Petition for you, your court and your Name Change.
75 (This is for Full Service – the court filing and newspaper arrangements. You pay this, with the court and newspaper costs, after we get your signed Petition back)
Court and Other Costs:
- Court Filing – $435-480, depending on your court (We will prepare, without additional charges, a request that your court costs be waived if you can’t afford them. Ask us for the application);
- Newspaper – $ 80-100 (usual cost in many counties, some counties have higher newspaper costs;
- Certified Copy $ 25.50ea (you pay this to the court when you get your Name Change Approval. We recommend you get 2).
FULL SERVICE Name Change Costs – $705. Approximate total, total
(Typical: Filing-$435; Newspaper-$80; $115-Petition; Full Service-$75.) Some counties have higher court and newspaper costs.
Haven’t you waited long enough?
Full Service Name Change, by EZ Name Change, is the #1 Rated Name Change Service in California.