Last name change

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Country: United States of America
State: Nevada

I need to change my last name back to my birth name. I was legally adopted when I was 9 years of age. Do I need to have a lawyer to go thru with this process? Also I was charged with a felony when I was 17, but now I am 22 and want to know if this is going to cause any problems?

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You may contact your county clerk and they will normally have forms etc. It is not too complicated and often can be done with a lawyer though you will likely have to appear in court at least once.

Question

Country: United States of America
State: Nevada

I need to change my last name back to my birth name. I was legally adopted when I was 9 years of age. Do I need to have a lawyer to go thru with this process? Also I was charged with a felony when I was 17, but now I am 22 and want to know if this is going to cause any problems.

Answer

You may contact your county clerk and they will normally have forms etc. -- it is not too complicated and often can be done w/o a lawyer though you will likely have to appear in court at least once--
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