Any person desiring to change his or her name may file the action in the District Court of his or her residence. A person is free to choose any name that he or she wants provided that it is not done for fraudulent purposes. Forms are available below or at the District Court Administration Office. The filing fee is $181.50 and hearings are usually set on the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month at 11:00 A.M. These dates are subject to change; please contact West District Court to confirm hearing dates.
Name changes may also be filed in Superior Court. Any person requesting that their name change be sealed should file with Superior Court.