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How can i find out if someone has changed their name ...

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How can i find out if someone has changed their name in los angeles.How can i find out what their new name is?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 10 years ago.


Do you know the date the person changed the name?

Legal name changes are made in superior court. You can go to the clerk of courts and look up the superior court cases on that day. A general search by name by the clerk will cost a small fee.

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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Ed Johnson's Post: I don't know if they have definately changedtheir name but having used various ways of finding them. i thought i'd try and find out. he also has a son and would it be easier to find out if the sons name has been changed his son is six years old.
Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 10 years ago.

The son can be tracked through the school system. Have your detective check with the schools.

Actually, its a bit devious, but if you contact the child and depended services and lodge an inquiry that you fear for the safety of the child, they will track down your grandchild.

It will not be frivalous or a lie. It sounds to me that you do fear for thier safety.

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