January 1, 2014. The 14th edition of How to Change Your Name in California contains a printed form, the Civil Case Cover Sheet, but the form is not filled out. This update instructs readers on how to complete it.
January 1, 2014. The process of changing the gender on a California birth certificate has gotten easier because of a law (Cal. Health & Safety Code section 103426), which became effective on Jan. 1, 2014.