Pennsylvania

Name Change

Legal Information

Family of Four - Parents and Two Children

 
This section of PALawHelp.org has information
and resources about Name Change issues
in Pennsylvania
..

  • Changing Your Name

    Information and self-help packet for changing your name in Pennsylvania. The packet of forms is available in PDF format below. Read More

    By:
    MidPenn Legal Services
  • Name Change in PA for Adults

    Informational brochure providing an overview of the procedure in changing an adult's name in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

    By:
    Northwestern Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Name Change in PA for Minor Children

    Informational brochure providing an overview of the procedure in changing a minor child's name in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

    By:
    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Dauphin County Self Help Center

    Information on the Dauphin County Pro Se Litigant Self Help Center where forms and instructions are available. Content Detail

    By:
    Dauphin County
  • Lehigh County: Name Change - Self Help Center of the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas

    This informational section is for reference and research purposes. This section explains the basic forms and steps needed to legally change your name and/or the name(s) of your minor child(ren). A person must petition the court for a name change, and the court can then decide whether or not to grant it. Content Detail

    By:
    Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas
  • How do I change my name on my Social Security card?

    Social Security answers your questions. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Lancaster Court Self-Help Center

    The Lancaster County Court Self Help Center opened in July, 2004. The main purpose of the Center is to provide one central location where self-represented litigants can obtain some of the information and forms that they may need to represent themselves in certain types of court actions. Content Detail

    By:
    Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County
  • Name Change

    Information on the legal issues related to changing your name Content Detail

    By:
    Erie County Bar Association
  • Adams County Self Help Center: Information for Representing Yourself in Court

    Adams County Court of Common Pleas Self-Help Center. The Court, in conjunction with the Adams County Bar Association and its committees, has provided materials to help individuals represent themselves, pro se, in some legal proceedings. Included are materials on procedures in Family Law, Civil, Juvenile and Orphans Court. Content Detail

    By:
    Adams County Bar Association
  • Custody - Myths & Facts

    Informational Brochure Read More

    By:
    MidPenn Legal Services
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

    By:
    North Penn Legal Services