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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesGenealogy · 1 decade ago

How do I go about legally changing my last name?

My step dad raised me and asked if I wanted to have my last name changed to his when I was a minor but at that time I wasn't sure. Now that I am 22 I want to have my last name like his but I don't know how to go about it. Any help? I live in Houston, Texas.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Call the Harris County clerk's Office and they no doubt will direct you to the right person.

    Each state in the U.S. is autonomous in this type of thing.

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  • 1 decade ago

    You might have to go to social security. Take your birth certificate and social security card with. But maybe you should call them and ASK first.

    Source(s): my sister did it and I am getting it done for my husband.
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