Name Change

A Name ChangeName Change is often used to start a new life, rehabilitate one’s image, honor a relationship, advance in business, or simply to reclaim a maiden name. Whatever your reason is the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi is here to help.

  • We file the Petition for Name Change* – Some courts require a criminal history assessment form
  • We perform the required publication**
  • We obtain a Court Date
  • We prepare you for the court date & appear with you in court

*Filing Fee – ($435 in most counties; may be waived by the court based on income.)

**Publication Fee – (usually $95, may be higher depending on the city & county in which you live)

To file for a Name Change, you must be a resident of California (live in CA for at least 6 months and in the county for at least 3 months).

If you or someone you know wants to file for a Name Change, contact us at (310) 448-1529 or visit us online to schedule a consultation. Our office is conveniently located in the Westside Towers in Los Angeles, within minutes of Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood, and steps away from the Expo/ Bundy Station. We have flexible and weekend office hours, and we will visit you in jail to discuss your case.