LRSP 1. NAME CHANGES (a) Requirements. An applicant who applies to the court for a change of name pursuant to RCW 4.24.130 must meet the following requirements: (1) Birth Certificate - A certified copy of any minor applicant's birth certificate or suitable identification must be presented to the clerk for verification and copying. (2) Minors: Parental Consent - All applicants under eighteen (18) years of age must be represented by a parent or legal guardian, and both biological or legal parents or guardian must approve the change of name either by personal appearance or by verified affidavit. (3) Separate Applications - Each applicant requesting a change of name must present a separate Change of Name Order and pay a separate filing fee and recording fee.
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