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Hi, I have a question concerning a name change ?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Washington State

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I will be filing for a name change this week and was just curious what the restrictions are on the chosen name

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You have broad discretion on name choice. It can be a name that is common, rare, recognized or foreign language even. Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”. if I can elaborate on anything, just ask me.
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For example; just out of curiosity is the surname 'California' acceptable ?
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Sure.
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