LegalZoom Blog

Legal news and small business tips.

Archive for the ‘name changes’ tag

Man Legally Changes Name to Tyrannosaurus Rex

with one comment

Yes, you read that headline correctly. In York, Nebraska, Tyler Gold has applied for and received permission to legally change his name to Tyrannosaurus Rex. Tyrannosaurus Rex “was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs that ever lived” according to National Geographic. It’s also one of the most well-known in popular culture, having made a splash […]

Read more

Written by Michelle Fabio

June 4th, 2013 at 10:56 am

Posted in Name Changes

Tagged with

California Denies Name Change of “NJWeedman”

with 2 comments

A California appellate court has denied a man’s request to legally change his name to NJWeedman.com. Robert Edward Forchion Jr. has been a staunch supporter of the legalization of marijuana for years — so much so that he runs the Liberty Bell Temple in Hollywood from which he distributes what he calls the “Holy Medicine.” […]

Read more

Written by Michelle Fabio

September 12th, 2011 at 7:17 am

Posted in Name Changes

Tagged with ,