Obtaining a divorce can be an extensive and emotionally-trying process; but. changing your name or restoring your maiden name does not have to be. If requested, the State of Indiana allows a spouse to appeal for a name change as a part of the divorce proceedings. If such a request for change of name or restoration of a maiden name is not timely and properly made, the name change process becomes much more complex. Stoffel Law, LLC is an experienced Indianapolis law firm that offers complete legal services related to name change orders.
How can Stoffel Law, LLC help with your name change case?
Stoffel Law, LLC can represent your adult or minor name change and any related family law cases including:
Why Stoffel Law, LLC?
There are numerous forms and petitions required for changing a name outside of a divorce proceeding, with which only a seasoned attorney could be familiar. When seeking a name change, it is vital that you have a lawyer on your side who is able to help you navigate the process. Stoffel Law, LLC family, and adoption lawyer, Bryan Stoffel, will guide you in obtaining your name change quickly and without missing any crucial steps.
How to change a minor’s last name
Following a divorce, a parent may wish to change the name of his or her minor child. The process is completed by filing a series of paperwork with the Circuit Court in the minor child’s county of residence. A parent may seek a name change for a minor child if in the child’s best interests, or as a result of:
Like adult name changes, a name change for a minor child involves numerous complicated legal steps, which include various petitions and forms. Having a lawyer walk you through the process can ensure that the name change process is not prolonged by missing any required forms or petitions. Stoffel Law, LLC knows the precise steps to take to ensure a quick and seamless legal change of name process.
Looking to change the name of either yourself or your child? Click here to arrange a free name change consultation or call (317) 674-8222.