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Name Changes/Juvenile and Adult

The form suites provided below are used to ask the court to change your name. If you are over the age of 18, you will use the adult packet. If you are under the age of 18, you will use the juvenile packet.

Illinois Legal Aid Online provides a guided interview that will ask you a series of questions related to this topic and then the program will complete the forms for you. It is free to use. Currently, this resource is available only for adult name changes. If you need additional assistance, please visit our Self Help page.

Forms

Name Change Packet: Adults

The purpose of this suite of forms is to ask the court to change the name of one adult.
Name Change Packet: Adults

Name Change Packet: Minor

The purpose of this suite of forms is to ask the court to change the name of a child. No more than four children may be listed.
Name Change Packet: Minor

Publication Notice

This form may be used to prepare a publication for your local newspaper.
Publication Notice