Asked in Family Law and Social Security for Oklahoma

Q: I am 18 years old and I want to change my last name to my birth dad's last name he died when I was seven what do I do

My grandpa who was his dad said I could and if need to we could do a DNA test with me and him but it's a complicated situation because my dad died when I was seven and I have no records of him except pictures when I was little and he signed in as my dad when I was born but never put on my birth certificate and I was adopted when I was 12 to my step dad but didn't want to be what should I do I don't have much money

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A: I do not practice in Oklahoma, but your question appeared in my email today. Most attorneys will talk to you for free to see if they can help you. I recommend doing a google search for "oklahoma name change attorney". This will give you the contact info for several attorneys that understand what is needed in Oklahoma. Call one and do a consultation to find out what they charge and what steps are necessary.

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
Answered
  • OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Name changes are relatively simple and just about any attorney can assist you with this. There are very few reasons that prevent you from the name change. Consult an attorney and you will find this can be a fairly quick process.

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