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Request a Name Change

Please follow the steps below to request a name change with the Supreme Court of Texas. Please contact the Clerk's office at the Texas Supreme Court with any questions at (512) 463-1312.

Steps

  1. You must submit the following items to the Supreme Court of Texas:
  2. A request for name change form [PDF].
  3. A copy of a valid, government-issued identification card.
  4. For a new Bar card: Remit a separate check in the amount of $25 made payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas.
  5. For a new law license: Return your old license and remit a separate check in the amount of $25 made payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas.
  6. Please mail your items, along with a SASE to:
  7. Supreme Court of Texas
    Clerk's Office
    P.O. Box 12248
    Austin, Texas 78711-2248

The Court usually takes 10 business days to complete this process. A new bar card or law license will be sent to you if one was requested upon completion of the name change.

If you still have questions, please contact the Clerk's office at (512) 463-1312 or visit www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us

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