Huron County
Common Pleas Court
Probate and Juvenile Divisions

Name Change

A person who wishes to attain a legal name change may file an application and other various documents with the Probate Court where the person wishing to change their name resides. Notice of Hearing on the name change application must be published in the local newspaper. There are two types of name change applications: one for adults and one for minors.

 

Adult Name Changes

Persons who have lived in Huron County for one year or more may apply to the Court to legally change his/her name. An adult may request to change his/her name by filing an application and other various documents with the Probate Court.

 

Minor Name Changes

An adult parent or guardian may apply to change the name of a minor by filing an application and other various documents with the Probate Court. The applicant must also obtain the consent of both parents if living. The Court may grant the application if the Court determines that the name change is in the best interest of the child.

Name Change

Adult Name Change

Minor Name Change