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There are different reasons why people have to change their name. For instance, marriage, divorce or a court order. Regardless of the reason, if you have changed your name or are about to, you will need to update several documents. You will also need to change the name on your social security car...

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People often wonder whether they are legally allowed to leave the house without their government issued photo ID. This seemingly simple question has a more or less complex answer.

In short, it depends on multiple factors including:

  • Your nationality
  • Where you are heading
  • What activities...

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U.S. birth certificates are fairly standarized across all states. The information included on a birth certificate is similar to the details included in most foreign countries. In the United States, there are two type of birth certificates that the parents can receive after the birth of their chi...

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With the November 2020 elections just around the corner, many citizens are wondering what documents are necessary in order to vote in the United States.

Other questions that arise around the elections are who can vote, what voter ID laws are, and how many states enforce them.

Since most of...

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certificate of live birth A U.S. birth certificate is an extremely important document that is not only used as evidence of citizenship, but that is needed to obtain a U.S. passport, driver’s license, register at school or get married. The information on a birth certificate always includes the full name of the person and t...

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kid in school bus Transferring your child to a different school might feel overwhelming, but it is possible to do. The reasons a parent has for requesting a school transfer for their kid will vary. Perhaps the child is experiencing bullying or maybe they’ll be able to reach their full potential at another school....

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As attitudes to gender fluidity change over time, so too do the rules for representing a change of gender on your vital records. Today there are around 1.4 million transgender people living in the USA and naturally, a change of gender marker and modifications on transgender birth certificates.

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There are several acceptable forms of ID in the United States, they are all government issued IDs that people can obtain through the respective offices or government agencies. Identity documents in the United States include: regional state-issued driver’s license or identity card, the social ...

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The Real ID Act was formulated in the wake of September 11 and was passed by Congress in May 2005. It was an Act of Congress that modified the U.S. federal law that is in charge of security, authentication and the issuing of procedures for state driver’s licenses, identity documents and variou...

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A birth certificate is one of the most important documents you can obtain. A birth certificate records a person's name, date, and place of birth, and who their parents or legal guardians are. They are often required when applying for jobs or enrolling in school, getting a social security card or...

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