Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 22101.3 - Confidential Name Changes under Chapter 3.1 (commencing with section 6205) of Division 7, Title 1 of the Government Code

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) Prior to petitioning the Superior Court of the county in which a Program Participant resides, a Safe at Home Program Participant seeking a confidential name change pursuant to subdivision (b), section 1277 of the Code of Civil Procedure shall complete and submit to the Safe at Home program a Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form, SAH-6 (2019), hereby incorporated by reference.
(b) The Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form shall be completed by the Program Participant seeking a name change and shall include their current legal name and the name they intend to adopt as their new legal name resulting from the confidential name change process. Safe at Home shall make no assessment about the legality or the appropriateness of the proposed new legal name.
(c) Only the guardian or conservator of a minor child or incapacitated adult who is a Program Participant shall complete the Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form on behalf of the minor child or incapacitated adult Program Participant.
(d) A separate Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form shall be filed for each minor child or incapacitated adult whose name a guardian or conservator seeks to change.
(e) After Safe at Home has received a completed Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form, the program shall provide the requesting Program Participant with documentation to substantiate the Program Participant's enrollment in the Safe at Home program.
(f) Once a Program Participant's legal name has been changed by the Superior Court, the Program Participant's new legal name will be the name indicated on the most recently completed Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form sent to Safe at Home by the Program Participant.
(g) Once a Program Participant's name has been legally changed by the Superior Court and Safe at Home has received a certified copy of the court decree changing the name, Safe at Home shall update program records to reflect the new legal name and shall accept mail for the Program Participant addressed to their new legal name. Safe at Home shall continue to accept mail sent to the Program Participant in his or her previous legal name for 90 days from the date of receipt of the court decree, after which, Safe at Home shall only accept mail addressed to the current legal name on file.
(h) The Confidential Notice of Intent of Name Change Form, along with the court decree officially changing the Program Participant's legal name, shall remain on file with the Safe at Home Program consistent with section 6206.4 of the Government Code.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 22101.3

Note: Authority Cited: Section 6209, Government Code; Reference: Sections 6206.4 and 6209.5, Government Code.

1. New section filed 3-3-2020; operative 3-3-2020 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2020, No. 10).

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