Would I be able to change my name with out going to court?

I can't afford the price to change my name. It cost 56.00 plus the cost of the paperwork. My adopted mom wants my name changed. Can i change my name on my ID card? My mom and I picked out a name for me. She's willing to take me to the license place to change my name.

Also she doesn't want to spend money to legalize my name.

Update:

I want to start using my new name on January 1st

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  • Veto R
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    No, you have to go to court to change your name. It's just one of the means the state uses to identify you legally and that is why a court order is required.

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