Inyo Legal Self-Help Center


Instructions For Change of Name

    Detailed information on how to complete the forms needed to file a Petition for Change of Name, copies needed, filing the documents at the court, arranging for publication in the newspaper, and service on the other parent.  Download or print out the forms by order of reference in the instructions.

Sheriff Instructions:

Sheriff Instruction.doc


Instructions for Change of Name to Conform to Gender Identity

​     Detailed information on how to complete the forms needed to file a Petition for Change of Name to Conform to Gender Identity, copies needed and filing the documents at the court.