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Case Type Name Change Skills Developed

Case #22-0047607

78-year-old client seeks assistance with a name change. Client converted to Islam when she married, and adopted a Muslim name. Client was able to obtain a social security card and welfare benefits using her married name. However, client has not been able to obtain photo identification and will likely face difficulty receiving benefits in the future. Client would like to amend her birth certificate to match her Muslim name. A volunteer is needed to file a name change petition and ultimately assist client with amending her birth certificate to reflect the name she uses regularly.