What’s in a Name: Legal Name Changes in Illinois

Changing names and documents is a sometimes difficult task for transgender and non-binary individuals. Learn how to assist transgender and gender non-conforming people to file petitions to legally change their names.


  • Elizabeth Ricks, TransLegal, Chicago House and Social Service Agency
  • Toya Crow, TransLegal, Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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