In Legal Terms


In Legal Terms: Changing Your Name

Have you ever wanted to change your name? How do you do it in Mississippi? Who do you need to tell? Our guest Chancery Court Judge Troy Odom gives us the details.

Instructions for PRO-SE Adult Name Change Petitions (without an attorney) from DeSoto County

MISSISSIPPI NAME CHANGE GUIDELINES Procedures may vary by county. If you have any questions, please contact the ACLU of Mississippi TEAP Advocacy Coordinator


  • Social Security Name Change in Mississippi
  • Changing gender on birth certificate
  • Changing title anecdote
  • Adopted parent name revocation
  • Changing parent after DNA test
  • Nickname
  • Stage name

More Episodes