Legally Changing Your Name

There are a number of reasons a person decides to change their name. Whether you are looking for a fresh start or celebrating a union, a name change can create a renewed optimism for the future or a special sense of belonging. Regardless of your reason for wanting to change your name, Afsar Law Group, A.P.C. can help you with the entire legal process of changing your name.

Both adults and children can petition the court for a name change. Our office can guide you and help you with all required filings, publication, deadlines and court appearances necessary to successfully change your name. Legally changing your name can be a long and time consuming process, but with experienced legal assistance from Afsar Law Group, A.P.C. the name change process can be smooth and efficient.

Whether you are newly married and taking your husband's name or hyphenating your maiden name; divorcing and dropping your married name; formalizing an adopted child's name to include your last name; or simply changing your name or a child's name for convenience or personal preference, our legal experience can help you avoid the pitfalls and unforeseen difficulties associated with petitioning the court to change your name. Don't waste your time and money with costly filing errors and missed court deadlines, contact Afsar Law Group, A.P.C. today for legal assistance with your name change.

Amir H. Afsar has been practicing law since 2004 and founded Afsar Law Group, A.P.C. in 2008. Amir handles business, real estate, construction and estate planning matters and mediates cases privately and as a volunteer for the Riverside County Superior Court. Amir was recently named one of Palm Springs Life Magazine's Top Lawyers for the second consecutive year and is the 2012-2013 President of Leadership Coachella Valley. Amir's undergraduate degree is in Philosophy from the University of Southern California and his law degree is from Loyola Law School. Amir can be contacted at Afsar Law Group, A.P.C. at 760.345.3110.

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