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Hi, I am looking for an attorney to help me with a legal name change in California, Contra Costa County.

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I'm caught in a post-911 loop. I never legally changed my name after I got married in 1989, but added my married name on my driver's license so I could use both names (I use my maiden name professionally and my married name for my kids). My professional license is in my maiden name and the county refuses to contract with me because it doesn't match my driver's license, so I need to change my driver's license back to my maiden name only so it matches.

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