To start the name change process in the State of Arkansas, an applicant must accomplish two initial steps: (1) pay for the $140.00 filing fee and (2) submit the required form to the court clerk’s office operating in the applicant’s county of residence.Download
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Step 1 - Fill-Out the Arkansas Name Change Petition . The Petition must be notarized. Step 2 - Make 3 copies. Step 3 - File the Petition to the County Court Clerk's office in the County where your live (See County List Below). You will need to file the name change petition with a cover letter that will be provided to you by the County Court Clerk. Pay the filing fee of $140 and you will be given a case number. Step 4 - Upon showing up for your court hearing, you will need to fill out an Arkansas Order for Name Change .If approved, the Judge will authorize your order for name change.