No Publication Required for CA Name Changes Related to Gender Transition
July 1, 2014. Californians who go to court for legal name changes intended to conform to their gender identity are not required to publish notice of the proposed change in a local newspap
Changing Gender on a California Birth Certificate Gets Easier
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.