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This category concerns options and process of changing one's name or gender assignment.

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Asking For A Name Change During Or After Divorce

This information explains the process for asking for a name change during or after a divorce.

How To Get A Gender Marker Court Order

This resource provides step-by-step instructions to ask the court to legally order an update to your gender marker on your Louisiana birth certificate.

How To Get A Name Change Court Order

Step-by-step instructions to submit a legal petition to ask the court to change your name. This process guide is to assist individuals navigating the court system to legally change their name without an attorney. These resources are informational and are not legal advice. Always consult with an attorney about your particular situation.

How To Update Your Birth Certificate

Lagniappe Law Lab has created this guide to assist individuals without an attorney who wish to update their name and/or gender marker on their Louisiana (LA) birth certificate. This resource is informational and is not legal advice. Always consult with an attorney about your questions in your particular situation.

How To Update Your Gender Marker

Find out how to update your gender marker on state and federal identification and records.

How To Update Your Immigration Documents

This guide provides basic information about how to update your immigration documents. The process is relatively simple and can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to those seeking to update the name and/or gender marker on any immigration document without legal representation.

How To Update Your Legal Name

If you are a legal adult (18 years+) in Louisiana, this guide provides basic information on how to change your name in court. When a name change is possible, the process is relatively simple and can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to those seeking to complete a name change without legal representation.

How To Update Your Military/Veteran Records

This guide provides basic information about how to update your military/veteran records. The process is relatively simple and can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to those seeking to update the name and/or gender marker on any military/veteran records without legal representation.

How To Update Your Social Security Information

This guide provides basic information about how to update name and/or gender marker your social security card with the Social Security Administration (SSA). In the circumstances where updating your social security card is possible, the process is relatively simple and usually can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to people helping themselves.

How to Update Your State ID Or Driver's License

This guide provides basic information about how to update your name and/or gender marker on your driver's license or identification (ID) with the Louisiana DMV. In the circumstances where updating your driver's license is possible, the process is relatively simple and usually can managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to people helping themselves.

How to Update Your U.S. Passport

This guide provides basic information about how to update your name and/or gender marker on your U.S. passport. If you are eligible for a U.S. passport update, the process is relatively simple and can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to those seeking a U.S. passport update without legal representation.

Name And Gender Marker Change Legal Navigator

Not sure what to do if you want to change your name or gender marker? Do you have legal documents you would like to update with your legal name and/or gender marker? Try the Name and Gender Marker Change Navigator.

Name Change Of A Child

This resource provides an overview of how to legally change a minor's name in Louisiana.

Physician's Certification Letter

This page provides basic information on obtaining and submitting a statement from your physician to change the gender marker on legal documents. Depending on which document you are updating, the process is relatively simple and usually can be managed without the help of a lawyer. This guide is intended to provide support to people helping themselves. This resource is informational and is not legal advice. Always consult with an attorney about your particular situation.

Understanding A Violent Felony Charge

This guide provides basic information to help you determine if your felony charge is a crime of violence, also called a violent felony.

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