Q: I am a male to female transgender how much will it cost to change my name
You technically can do that yourself, but I think it's worth your getting a legal consultation to make sure that you get a checklist/don't miss a step.
LAMBDA may have a local group that could assist. Other than that, you pay for publication of a legal notice, pay for a court filing, and do a lot of paperwork. Big issue is going to be loans and other issues, and social security. A lot of that legwork you can do by going to the social security office, talking to loan officers if any, etc.
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