Instructions: Change of name court form

Instructions and information to assist you in completing this form.

Change of name court form

See G.L. c.210, Sections 12 , 13 and 14

A certified copy of the birth certificate for each party must be filed with petition.

If a name has been previously changed by decree of court or at marriage, either a copy of record of birth so amended, a copy of such decree or, a copy of record of marriage must be filed with this petition.

Filing fees

See Uniform Schedule of Fees for applicable filing fees.

Uniform Counsel Certification

Attorneys are required to file a Uniform Counsel Certification.

Additional Resources for Uniform Counsel Certification


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