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To change your name in Ohio you file an application with the County probate court.
Here are links to downloadable forms:
Because the forms can vary with your probate court you should use your court's forms if available online or can request them by contacting the clerk's office.
Before your hearing for name change you need to publicize a legal notice in a newspaper of your change; you will also need this proof of publication for your hearing.
This will successfully effect a name change for you.
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