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Legal Name & Gender Marker Change Workshop

  • Civil Rights
  • Community Education/Outreach
  • Clinic

Legal volunteers will help you complete the court forms necessary for you to petition the court for a legal name and gender marker change, and a filing fee waiver.

Assistance Includes:
• Supplying the new court forms needed to file for a legal name & gender marker change
• Providing the forms needed to ask the court to waive filing fees, based on income
• Assistance completing the forms
• Providing the address for where to file your completed court forms
• Sharing information about recent changes in the law
• Providing information for updating federal and state identity documents

What to bring:
• Social Security Number (SSN), if applicable
• Driver's license or California identification number, if applicable
• Household income information to determine eligibility for fee waiver. This can include: pay stubs, disability or unemployment statements, or any other proof of income

Not covered:
This workshop does not cover name changes for adults, minor children or those seeking a confidential name change. Individuals seeking an adult name change will be referred to the monthly adult name change workshop held virtually. For more information or to see a schedule of available Wednesdays, please click here.