Name Change

General Name Change Articles

Frequently Asked Questions about Name Change in Maryland
Learn how to change a child’s name, what forms to use, and where to file.
Learn how to change your name legally in Maryland. You can change it informally through usage or formally by filing a petition in court. Follow the required steps and documentation.
As part of a divorce, a party can ask the court for an order to resume using his or her prior name.
Any person may file an objection to a petition to change the name of another person.