NY Legal Name Change Lawyer

Christopher Tompkins -  Attorney At Law
225 Broadway, Suite 700
New York, NY 10007
212 962-5363
Email: 
NameChangeLawyer@gmail.com

Legal Office Prepares Adult Name Change and Minor Name Change Applications

The Law Office of Christopher Tompkins provides attorney legal services for adults and parents for their minor children seeking legal name changes for personal, religious, family based, and professional reasons The lawyer prepares legal name change petitions and orders to be presented to the Civil Court of the City of New York along with the required exhibits and any necessary affidavits. Mr. Tompkins has over 18 years of experience as an lawyer in the State of New York since 1994.



Christopher Tompkins
Attorney At Law
225 Broadway, Suite 700
New York, NY 100072
212 962-5363
Email: 
NameChangeLawyer@gmail.com


Affordable Legal Services and Installment Plans Available

Rates are affordable and installment plans are available. Attorney fees are based on the level of difficulty of a particular name change matter.
 

Conveniently located in Downtown, Manhattan, New York City

The office is Near City Hall in Downtown, Manhattan, New York, NY near wall street below 34th street and below 14th Street.
Easily Accessible by Mass Transit

The office is easily accessible by subway and is near the following stations. Take the R and N trains to City Hall Station and the 4,5, and 6 trains to the Brooklyn Bridge Station. Take the 2 and 3 trains to the Park Place station or the 4 and 5 trains to the Fulton Street Station. Take the A,C, and E trains to the Chambers Street Station. Express buses from Staten Island and Brooklyn also in the area.

Email and Phone Contact Information And Prompt Response to Inquiries 

The attorney will cordially and promptly reply to phone or e-mail questions.  

Phone : 212 962-5363

E-mail:
NameChangeLawyer@gmail.com



The Office Serves the Five Boroughs of New York City

New York County - Manhattan
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Washington Heights
Harlem
Spanish Harlem
Upper West Side
Lower West Side
Upper East Side
Lower East Side
Chelsea
Gramercy
East Village
West Village
Downtown
Tribeca
China Town
Chatham Square
Midtown
Below 34th Street
Below 42nd Street
Below 14th Street
Near Wall Street
Near City Hall
Riverside
Riverside Heights
Upper Manhattan
Marble Hill
Inwood
Fort George
Hudson Heights
Manhattanville
ViVa
Morningside Heights
SoHa
SoHo
Central Harlem
Striver's Row
Sugar Hill
Astor Row
Marcus Garvey Park
Le Petit Senegal
Little Senegal
East Harlem
Lenox Hill
Carnegie Hill
Yorkville
Manhattan Valley
Lincoln Square
Columbus Circle
Sutton Place
Rockefeller Center
Theatre District
Diamond District
Turtle Bay
Midtown East
Tudor City
Little Brazil
Times Square
Hudson Yards
Midtown West
Hell's Kitchen
Clinton
Garment District
Herald Square
Korea Town
Murray Hill
Tenderloin
Madison Square
Flower District
Brookdale
Kips Bay
Rose Hill
NoMad
Peter Cooper Village
Gas House District
Flat Iron District
Toy District
Photo District
Gramercy Park
Stuyvesant Square
Stuyvesant Town
Union Square
Bowling Green
Meat Packing District
Waterside Plaza
Alphabet City
Downtown Manhattan
Loisida
Greenwich Village
NoHo
Bowery
West Village
Lower East Side
Nolita
Little Italy
Lower Manhattan
Financial District
Five Points
Cooperative Village
Two Bridges
Tribeca
Civic Center
Radio Row
World Trade Center
Battery Park City
South Street Seaport
Roosevelt Island




Richmond County -Staten Island
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Arrochar
Annadale
Arden Heights
Bay Terrace
Bloomfield
Bulls Head
Castleton Corners
Charleston
Chelsea
Clifton
Concord
Dongan Hills
Egbertville
Elm Park
Eltingville
Emerson Hill
Fort Wadsworth
Graniteville
Grant City
Grasmere
Great Kills
Greenridge
Grymes Hill
Heartland Village
Huguenot
Lighthouse Hill
Livingston
Manor Heights
Mariners Harbor
Meiers Corners
Midland Beach
New Brighton
New Dorp
New Springville
Oakwood
Ocean Breeze
Old Town
Pleasant Plains
Port Richmond
Prince's Bay
Randall Manor
Richmond Valley
Richmondtown
Rosebank
Rossville
Rudolph Lake
Sandy Ground
Shore Acres
Silver Lake
South Beach
St. George
Stapleton
Stapleton Heights
Sunnyside
Todt Hill
Tompkinsville
Tottenville
Tottenville Beach
Travis
Ward Hill
Westerleigh
West New Brighton
Willowbrook
Woodland Beach
Woodrow



Kings County - Brooklyn 
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

BoCoCa
Boerum Hill
Cobble Hill
Carroll Gardens
Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Clinton Hill
Downtown Brooklyn
DUMBO
Fort Greene
Gowanus
Park Slope
Prospect Heights
RAMBO
Red Hook
Vinegar Hill
Windsor Terrace
[edit] Northern BrooklynBushwick
Greenpoint
Williamsburg
North Side
South Side
East Williamsburg
South Williamsburg
[edit] Northeastern BrooklynArlington
City Line
Cypress Hills
East New York
Highland Park
New Lots
Spring Creek
Starrett City
Central BrooklynBedford
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Beverly Square East
Beverly Square West
Brownsville
Crown Heights
East Flatbush
Farragut
Fiske Terrace
Flatbush
Lefferts Manor
Manhattan Terrace
Ocean Hill
Ocean Parkway
Parkville
Pigtown
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Prospect Park South
Remsen Village
Rugby
Stuyvesant Heights
Weeksville
Wingate
[edit] Southwestern BrooklynBath Beach
Bay Ridge
Bensonhurst
Borough Park
Dyker Heights
Greenwood Heights
Fort Hamilton
New Utrecht
Sunset Park
Southern Brooklyn
Brighton Beach
Little Odessa
Coney Island
Ditmas Park
Ditmas Park West
Gerritsen Beach
Gravesend
Homecrest
Kensington
Madison
Manhattan Beach
Mapleton, Grays Farm
Midwood
Plum Beach
Sea Gate
Sheepshead Bay
[edit] Southeastern Brooklyn Barren Island
Bergen Beach
Canarsie
Flatlands
Georgetown
Marine Park
Mill Basin
Mill Island
Paerdegat Basin



Queens County - Queens 
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Astoria
Astoria Heights
Ditmars
Corona
North Corona
East Elmhurst
Elmhurst
Forest Hills
Forest Hills Gardens
Glendale
Hunters Point
Jackson Heights
Long Island City
Blissville
Dutch Kills
Queensbridge (housing development)
Ravenswood
Maspeth
Middle Village
Rego Park
LeFrak City (housing development)
Ridgewood
Sunnyside
Sunnyside Gardens
Woodside
Northeastern Queens
Auburndale
Bay Terrace
Bayside
Beechhurst
Bellerose
College Point
Douglaston
Flushing
Electchester
Murray Hill
Queensboro Hill ·
Floral Park
Fresh Meadows
Fresh Pond
Glen Oaks
North Shore Towers (housing development)
Hillcrest
Kew Gardens Hills
Kew Gardens
Linden Hill
Little Neck
Malba
New Hyde Park
Oakland Gardens
Pomonok
Utopia
Whitestone
Willets Point
Southwestern Queens
Hamilton Beach
Howard Beach
Old Howard Beach
Howard Park
Ramblersville
Lindenwood (housing development)
Rockwood Park
Ozone Park
Tudor Village
Richmond Hill
South Ozone Park
Woodhaven
Southeastern Queens
Bellaire
Briarwood
Cambria Heights
Hollis Hills
Hollis
Holliswood
Jamaica
Jamaica Estates
Jamaica Hills
Laurelton
Meadowmere
Queens Village
Rochdale Village
Rosedale
Saint Albans
South Jamaica
Springfield Gardens
Warnerville
Rockaway PeninsulaArverne
Bayswater
Belle Harbor
Breezy Point
Broad Channel
Edgemere
Far Rockaway
Hammels
Neponsit
Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Park
Roxbury
Seaside



Bronx County - Bronx
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Riverdale
Fieldston
Spuyten Duyvil / South Riverdale
Central Riverdale
North Riverdale
Kingsbridge
Kingsbridge Heights
Van Cortlandt Village
Marble Hill
Woodlawn
Woodlawn Heights
Norwood Bainbridge
Bedford Park
Fordham
Belmont (Arthur Avenue)
University Heights
South Bronx (Southwest Bronx)Downtown Bronx (Courthouse/Yankee Stadium area)
Concourse Village†
Mott Haven
Port Morris
North New York
Melrose
Morrisania
East Morrisania
Crotona Park East
Hunts Point
Longwood
Highbridge
Morris Heights
Mount Eden
Tremont / East Tremont
Mount Hope
[edit] East Bronx[edit] Northeast BronxWakefield
Williamsbridge
Allerton
Olinville
Edenwald
Eastchester
Baychester
Co-op City†
Bronxdale
Pelham Parkway
Pelham Gardens
City Island 
Southeast BronxMorris Park
Indian Village
Van Nest
Westchester Heights Westchester Square
Castle Hill
Zerega
Parkchester†
Pelham Bay
Country Club
Hunters Island
Twin Island
Spencer Estates
Throgs Neck
Throggs Neck
Ferry Point Park
Schuylerville
Edgewater Park
Locust Point Beach
Silver Beach
West Farms
Soundview
Clason Point
Bronx River
Bruckner

Reasons to Petition for Legal Name Change
Name Change for Personal Reasons 

Individuals seek legal name changes to remove an unusual, and awkward sounding birth names and replace them with names they feel more comfortable with. Names are often changed by individuals having names that are difficult to pronounce or otherwise, sound like unflattering English words. Individuals may also seek a name change to a name that comports with an alias the individual has used his or her whole life, a nick name, or a name that fits that person’s identity and maturity. As a result, many people prepare adult name change petitions to remove strong ethnic connotations in favor of a common sounding name.

A name change may also be necessary for an individual who has had, or will have a sex change to comport with a new sexual identity. The office is sensitive to the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities and has assisted members of these communities for many years.

Legal Name Change For Professional Reasons

In the real world, during a career, many people are faced with prejudices from others. Sometimes these prejudices are against a person’s name because of false stereo types associated with the use of a particular name, because of misunderstandings about a country, ethnic group, or culture or simply because the name is unusual. The problem is exacerbated even more so when an individual is looking for a job and presents themselves initially only with a resume without meeting in person with a prospective employer. Some people find it necessary, therefore, to apply for an adult name change to enhance their career possibilities. This office can help.

Name Change for Family Reasons


Many times a married person who previously did not take a spouse’s name at the time of marriage registration may wish to change his or her last name to that of a spouse particularly when a married couple have children, or plan to have children. Or the married person may wish to add the other spouse’s name to his or her current last name


Sometimes, an individual wishes to legally change a last name because the last name may be associated with a parent who was not involved in the person’s life emotionally or financially. This occurs frequently. These type of cases occur particularly with young adults who either want to take their mother’s last name, a grandparent’s last name, or the last name of some other person that raised him or her, out of respect.

Legal Name Change For Religious Reasons

An adult legal name change for religious purposes is useful particularly where an individual has converted to a new religion different from the one the individual grew up with. Many times the current legal name does not fit a person’s current religious experience and a name change that works well with a his or her current religious activities may enhance that person’s religious experience and religious identity.



The Office Serves Residents of the Following Zip Code Areas

Bronx County - Bronx
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Bronx Central Bronx 10453, 10457, 10460

Bronx Park and Fordham 10458, 10467, 10468

High Bridge and Morrisania 10451, 10452, 10456 

Hunts Point and Mott Haven 10454, 10455, 10459, 10474

Kingsbridge and Riverdale 10463, 10471 

Northeast Bronx 10466, 10469, 10470, 10475 

Southeast Bronx 10461, 10462,10464, 10465, 10472, 10473 

Kings County - Brooklyn
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Brooklyn Central Brooklyn 11212, 11213, 11216, 11233, 11238 

Southwest Brooklyn 11209, 11214, 11228

Borough Park 11204, 11218, 11219, 11230 

Canarsie and Flatlands 11234, 11236, 11239 

Southern Brooklyn 11223, 11224, 11229, 11235 

Northwest Brooklyn 11201, 11205, 11215, 11217, 11231

Flatbush 11203, 11210, 11225, 11226 

East New York and New Lots 11207, 11208 

Greenpoint 11211, 11222 Sunset Park 11220, 11232 

Bushwick and Williamsburg 11206, 11221, 11237 
 
New York County - Manhattan 
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Manhattan Central Harlem 10026, 10027, 10030, 10037, 10039 

Chelsea and Clinton 10001, 10011, 10018, 10019, 10020, 10036

East Harlem 10029, 10035

Gramercy Park and Murray Hill 10010, 10016, 10017, 10022

Greenwich Village and Soho 10012, 10013, 10014 

Lower Manhattan 10004, 10005, 10006, 10007, 10038, 10280

Lower East Side 10002, 10003, 10009

Upper East Side 10021, 10028, 10044, 10128

Upper West Side 10023, 10024, 10025

Inwood and Washington Heights 10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10040 

Queens County - Queens
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Queens Northeast Queens 11361, 11362, 11363, 11364 

North Queens 11354, 11355, 11356, 11357, 11358, 11359, 11360 

Central Queens 11365, 11366, 11367 

Jamaica 11412, 11423, 11432, 11433, 11434, 11435, 11436 

Northwest Queens 11101, 11102, 11103, 11104, 11105, 11106

West Central Queens 11374, 11375, 11379, 11385 

Rockaways 11691, 11692, 11693, 11694, 11695, 11697 

Southeast Queens 11004, 11005, 11411, 11413, 11422, 11426, 11427, 11428,  11429 

Southwest Queens 11414, 11415, 11416, 11417, 11418, 11419, 11420, 11421

West Queens 11368, 11369, 11370, 11372, 11373, 11377, 11378

Richmond County - Staten Island 
Legal Name Change Lawyer Serving:

Staten Island Port Richmond 10302, 10303, 10310 

South Shore 10306, 10307, 10308, 10309, 10312 

Stapleton and St. George 10301, 10304, 10305 

Mid-Island 10314

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