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What next?

You've changed your name: what now?

You ought to start by contacting all of the people with whom you do business and inform them of your new name. This is a legal necessity: you can't "forget" to tell your credit card company and hope that they'll never find you, because they probably will and you'll be guilty of fraud.

The top two you'll want to contact are right at the top of the list, because doing these early on will give you photographic ID in your new name which you can use to prove your identity (and which may streamline the process of changing your name with the others):

Don't forget to practice your new signature!