Rule 87 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 Application. 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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