Form NAM208 "Order Granting Name Change of a Minor" - Minnesota

Form NAM208 is a Minnesota District Courts form also known as the "Order Granting Name Change Of A Minor". The latest edition of the form was released in December 1, 2006 and is available for digital filing.

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Download Form NAM208 "Order Granting Name Change of a Minor" - Minnesota

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State of Minnesota
District Court
County
Judicial District:
Court File Number:
Case Type:
Name Change
In the Matter of the Application of:
First
Middle
Last
Order Granting Name Change
of a Minor
On Behalf of (current name of minor(s)):
(Minn. Stat. § 259.10)
First
Middle
Last
For a change of name to (new name of minor(s)):
First
Middle
Last
The above entitled matter came on for hearing before the undersigned Judge on
_________________________ upon the Application for a Name Change of a Minor(s).
Date
Upon testimony and files, THE COURT FINDS the following:
1. The application is made in good faith without intent to defraud or mislead.
2. Each minor child who is seeking a name change has lived in the State of Minnesota for at
least six months preceding the filing of the application, and now lives at:
Street
City/Town
State
Zip
in
County.
3. The applicant is the: parent
legal guardian
next of kin (specify):
of the
minor child (ren).
4. Name of each of minor child and date(s) of birth:
5. The name of the non-applicant parent(s):
The non-applicant parent(s) is/are not known and his/her/their name(s) is/are not shown
on the birth certificate.
NAM208
State
ENG
Rev 12/06
www.mncourts.gov/forms
Page 1 of 2
State of Minnesota
District Court
County
Judicial District:
Court File Number:
Case Type:
Name Change
In the Matter of the Application of:
First
Middle
Last
Order Granting Name Change
of a Minor
On Behalf of (current name of minor(s)):
(Minn. Stat. § 259.10)
First
Middle
Last
For a change of name to (new name of minor(s)):
First
Middle
Last
The above entitled matter came on for hearing before the undersigned Judge on
_________________________ upon the Application for a Name Change of a Minor(s).
Date
Upon testimony and files, THE COURT FINDS the following:
1. The application is made in good faith without intent to defraud or mislead.
2. Each minor child who is seeking a name change has lived in the State of Minnesota for at
least six months preceding the filing of the application, and now lives at:
Street
City/Town
State
Zip
in
County.
3. The applicant is the: parent
legal guardian
next of kin (specify):
of the
minor child (ren).
4. Name of each of minor child and date(s) of birth:
5. The name of the non-applicant parent(s):
The non-applicant parent(s) is/are not known and his/her/their name(s) is/are not shown
on the birth certificate.
NAM208
State
ENG
Rev 12/06
www.mncourts.gov/forms
Page 1 of 2
6. The non-applicant parent(s) has/have received  actual notice  published notice of the
pending of the application for name change of the minor(s).
7. The applicant requests to have the name(s) of each minor child changed to:
8. A.  The minor child (ren) has not been convicted of a felony in any state.
B.  The minor child (ren) has been convicted of a felony as follows:
AND
 Proper notice has been given to the prosecuting authority and Minnesota Attorney
General
AND
 No objection has been filed.
9. Legal description of lands in the State of Minnesota upon which the following minor child
(ren) has/have claim(s), interest, or lien(s): (Provide the legal description and attach
additional pages if necessary.)
10. The change of name is in the best interest of the minor child (ren.)
11. Other:
The application is granted and IT IS ORDERED that:
 The name(s) of the minor(s) shall be
All persons having a criminal history who have been granted a name change
by this court have a duty to report that name change to the Bureau of
Criminal Apprehension within ten (10) days of this order.
 Other
Dated:
Judge of District Court
DUTY TO REPORT NAME CHANGE
Minn. Stat. § 259.11B
If you have a criminal history and have changed your name, you have a duty to report your name
change to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension located at 1430 East Maryland Avenue, St Paul,
MN 55106, (651)793-2400, within ten (10) days of this order. Failure to do so is a gross
misdemeanor punishable by up to one (1) year in prison and/or a fine of $3000.
NAM208
State
ENG
Rev 12/06
www.mncourts.gov/forms
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