This page will help you learn about Name Change rules & laws in Colorado, case filing, form and fee requirements, common legal terms & frequently asked questions. Reviewing all these sections will assist you with processing a name change.
Please read the instructions below (JDF 420), before completing any forms. The instructions provide a step-by-step approach to assist you with completing the necessary forms. All forms are available in WORD, WORD - Template or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The forms in PDF or WORD template can be completed online & then printed.
Below are links to information for obtaining a background check from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as well as the fees charged for obtaining that information. The fees charged by these agencies are set by the agency and may change without notice to this office.
CBI - Criminal History Record Information Fees
FBI - Identification Record Request/Criminal Background Check