Helping You With Any And All Issues Connected To Name Changes


There are many different reasons that may require a person to have his or her name changed. For some, this is a relatively straightforward process; but, it can be more complicated than it appears. When the situation involves children or other more complex matters, many individuals often run into issues that can cause problems for them at a later point in time.

The family law attorneys of Richard T. Bryant & Associates, P.C., have worked with many individuals or families who have needed assistance with a name change. Our lawyers know the steps that we must take in Kansas and Missouri to ensure that your requests are granted by the courts. We will explain what we can do to help, and take the necessary action at each step throughout the process.

Making Things Easier For You

When we meet with you to discuss your name change concerns, we will let you tell us exactly what you hope to accomplish in your case. We will then determine what we need to do to make sure we achieve your goals in an efficient manner. Some of the issues that we assist with include:

  • Helping a parent obtain consent from the other parent for permission to change a child's name
  • Contesting name challenge requests brought by one parent
  • Changing your name after a divorce
  • Assisting with any publication requirements that are necessary under the name change statutes
  • Working with members of the LGBTQ community who need a name change or gender change on birth certificates

It is important to make sure that you follow the correct procedures here, because any mistakes can take time to resolve. We make sure that you have everything that you need to have your request granted as soon as possible.

Find Out How We Can Help

To talk to our lawyers about your name change requests, please call our office at 816-399-5218 or send us an email. We represent individuals throughout the Kansas City metro area with their family law concerns.