Name and/or Gender Change

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Minor Child Name Change With Consent Of Other Parent

Use this form packet if:

  1. You would like to change the name of your minor child; and
  2. The minor child is not in jail or prison; and
  3. You are the parent or guardian of the minor child; and
  4. The child is less than seventeen (17) years old; and
  5. The other parent has consented, or will consent, to the name change of the child. 

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    Minor Child Name Change Without Consent Of Other Parent

    1. You would like to change the name of your minor child; and
    2. The minor child is not in jail or prison; and
    3. You are the parent or guardian of the minor child; and
    4. The child is less than seventeen (17) years old; and
    5. Consent from the other parent or guardian is not required. 

    When is consent from the other parent required for a minor’s name change?  
    Consent is not required when, for example, the other parent has abandoned or deserted the minor, failed to communicate significantly with the minor, or if the parent has committed a crime against the child. See Indiana Code 31-19-9-8 for more information.

    If none of the factors in Indiana Code 31-19-9-8 apply, then consent from the other parent or guardian is required.

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    Minor Child Gender Marker Change

    Use this form if you are seeking to change the gender marker of your child and your child is less than eighteen (18) years old.   

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      ADULT NAME OR GENDER MARKER CHANGE

      Adult Name Change

      Use these forms if: 

      1. You would like to change your name;
      2. You are not in jail or prison;
      3. You are seventeen (17) years old, or older;
      4. You are not required to register as a sex or violent offender; and
      5. You are not trying to avoid creditors.

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      Adult Gender Marker Change

      Use this form if you are 18 years old, or older, and you would like to change your gender marker. 

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