Who Can File for a Name Change in Massachusetts?

You can file for a name change in Massachusetts if you are 18 years or older and want to legally change your name.  Parents can file to change their minor child’s name.

Where Do I File for a Name Change?

You file for a name change at the Probate and Family Court in the county where you live.  If you are seeking a name change for a minor who is the subject of a pending proceeding in the Juvenile Court, you may file for a name change in that Juvenile Court.  See Where Do I File to find the Probate and Family Court for your county.