How do I change my name?


How do I change my name?

 
I want to change my name, but there are some limitations in the law that I have to comply with. What could I do to change my name?
 
Upon adoption, the name of the child may be changed from the court to the will of the adoptive parents. It should be added here that when adopting and changing the name of a child aged 14 or over, the explicit consent must be sought for the change to take place. There are two hypotheses when changing the father's and surname's name when adopting - with full and incomplete adoption. Upon full adoption, the child's surname and surname change according to the adopter's name. In the case of incomplete adoption, the change of the child's surname and surname changes with the decision of the court at the request of the adopter, and at the age of 14 the child is asked to consent.
At marriage, each married person has the right to retain his surname, accept that to his spouse, and add her husband's surname to her. This is done when the civil marriage act is drawn up, and the spouses expressly declare the choice of one of the described options.
When one of my names is ridiculous, disgraceful or publicly unacceptable, judging by whether the name matches one of the above definitions is done by the court.
When important circumstances require a name change, such as a discrepancy between the names of the adopted person and the adopter, and this creates obstacles in proving the relationship of adoption. Here, too, the court is the judge, it is the competent authority to decide whether the particular circumstances are "important" and require a change of name.
It is possible to be known in society with a certain nickname. In this case, by court decision, I can add the nickname to my name. Again, the court decides whether my nickname is broad enough publicly distributed and I have grounds for change.
If I am a person who has acquired or regained Bulgarian citizenship, I have the right to change my surname and surname with a suffix -ew or -ev and gender-specific ending, as well as my own name.
 
What is the procedure for changing the name? What should I do?
I have to file a written application in the court which must contain my personal data:
 
the three names;
PIN;
address / if the person and court do not match, enter both.
On the basis of this request, the court will decide whether to satisfy my wish to change my name.
 
It also describes the reason for my desire to change the name. It is necessary to justify the reason for my wish, which must be reasonable enough for the court to allow this change. It is imperative to point out one of the reasons mentioned. For example, it is not possible to enter the application as a reason that my current name is tired and I want another.
Appropriate documents substantiating my claim shall be submitted to the application. It is permissible to bring witnesses, but this should be mentioned in advance in the application, as well as their names.
Before I apply, I need to sign it and pay a state fee
 
It is possible for the court to judge that it is necessary to submit a criminal record. This is done if the court has a suspicion that I may have committed a crime for which I wish this change and that it is not in the public interest.
 
Which authority is competent to consider my application?
It is absolutely essential that I file my application with the district court in whose area my permanent address is on my papers. It is the competent authority that has the right to consider my request and to rule on it.
 
How can I appeal to the court's refusal to honor my request for a name change?
If the court rejects my application, I have the right to appeal it within one week of service of the judgment. The competent authority through which I file the complaint is the District Court.
 
It is important to know that a new act of birth is being prepared when changing the name.


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