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Clark County Probate Court

Name Conformity Forms & Services

Conformity of Name

A Clark County resident who desires to legally conform his or her name must file an application in the Clark County Probate Court. The Court hears name conformity for both adults and minors. The person seeking the name conformity must be a resident of Clark County for at least one year prior to filing the application. All matters are set for hearing and publication is required in all cases.

Adult
Conforming a Legal Name Cover Sheet (Adult)
Affidavit in Support of Application to Conform Legal Name of Adult
Application to Conform Legal Name of Adult
Judgment Entry Setting Hearing
Judgment Entry Conforming Legal Name of Adult

Applicants filing for a name conformity must be current residents of Clark County and have been a resident of Clark County for no less than one year.

A state issued birth certificate must be presented at application.

Minor
Conforming a Legal Name Cover Sheet (Minor)
Affidavit in Support of Application to Conform Legal Name of Minor
Application to Conform Legal Name of Minor
Judgment Entry Setting Hearing and Ordering Notice
Judgment Entry Conforming Legal Name of Minor
Notice of Hearing on Conforming Legal Name
Waiver of Notice of Hearing and Consent to Conform Legal Name of Minor

Applicants filing for a name conformity must be current residents of Clark County and have been a resident of Clark County for no less than one year.

A state issued birth certificate must be presented at application.