Name Change: Forms

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You can get help with name change at the Milwaukee Justice Center's Family Law Self-Help Desks, and Brief Legal Advice & Referral Clinics. 

Legal advice is not provided at the Self-Help Desks.

CHECKLIST: (click here for the Name Change Checklist)

LISTA DE VERIFICACIÓN: (haga clic aquí para obtener la Lista de Verificación para Cambio de Nombre)



Form Number
Name of Form
Forms for Download
Petition for Change of Name (Adult or Minor 14 or Older)
Petition for Change of Name - Minor child under 14

Notice and Order for Name Change Hearing

 CV-465 Affidavit of Attempted Service on Non-Petitioning Parent                                  Form English (pdf)
Form English (doc)
                         Summary English (pdf)

Order for Change of Name

                                 Form English (pdf)
Form English (doc)
                         Summary English (pdf)


Fee Waiver Forms

If you are unable to pay the filing fees associated with name change, and meet the income requirements, you can ask the court to waive the fees by completing form CV-410 below.


Form Number
Name of Form
Forms for Download
Petition and Waiver of Fees/Costs Affidavit of Indigency and Order



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