Each Pennsylvania county has a slightly different process for chaning one’s legal name. A transgender name change in Pennsylvania is normally a straight forward process. Transgender residents of Pennsylvania may download blank copies of the Court documents for several Pennsylvania counties below.
If your county is not listed below you should visit the Prothonotary’s Office at your county courthouse and request assistance.
Please note: Changing your name in Pennsylvania is a legal process that requires going to court. No attorney-client relationship is formed merely by using this site, accessing the information contained here, or using the forms provided. All information is provided as-is. Please read our entire legal disclaimer at the bottom of this page.
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