Frequently Asked Questions
May I download forms to fill out at home?
Our Name Change forms are in PDF format.
Later on this page, you may select the forms you would like to view or download.
How do I petition to change my name?
How do I petition to change my child's name?
The Court may grant the petition if the name change promotes the minor’s best interest and if both living parents consent to the name change.
If one parent does not consent, you must have notice of the proposed name change served on that parent.
How do I petition for a sealed name change?
Office of the Thurston County Clerk
Family and Juvenile Court
2801 32nd Avenue SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Telephone Number – (360) 709-3260