How to Legally Change Your Name
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After You Legally Change Your Name
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After you have changed your name you will likely have to change many records, including:
  • Driver’s license
  • Social security card
  • Bank accounts
  • Credit cards
  • Post office records
  • Passport
  • Voter registration
  • IRS and state tax records
  • Medical records
  • Insurance records
  • Employment records
  • Membership or club records
  • Pension or retirement plans
  • Contracts, including, but not limited to:
    • Wills
    • Trusts
    • Power of attorney
    • Business contracts
    • Etc.
As you can see, there may be a lot of paperwork for you after you change your name. In fact, the formal court process of actually changing your name is generally much easier than all the work you’ll have to do after you change your name. Make sure to take this into consideration before you change your name.

Finally, we’ll conclude this article with some things to remember.