LGBT & Transgender

1. Transition & Identity Document Assistance
2. Name Changes & Gender Marker Changes
3. Self-Help -2020 Arkansas Name & Gender Change Guide (updated January 2020) (this is the guide you're looking for)
4. Main Article - "What are my options for changing my name and/or gender marker?" (updated April 2021)
5. Next Name/Gender Change Clinic - To Be Announced.  See Past Clinics.

More LGBT Estate & Life Planning Services

Estate & Life Planning

1. Wills and Trusts - Specify distribution, maximize estate assets, minimize estate taxes and provide for guardianship of children
2. Name Changes - Obtain Court Order to legally change a person’s name
3. Adoptions - Become a child's permanent legal parents

More Estate & Life Planning Services

Family Formation

1. Adoptions - Become a child's permanent legal parents
2. Shared Parenting Agreements - A contract for shared custody of a child with a domestic partner
3. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy

More Family Formation Services

Main Article on Name/Gender Change

Updated April 2021:  Read my article on Name/Gender Change (it has been viewed over 13,00 times) and is regularly updated.

Welcome To Lauro Law, PLLC

Attorney - Michael V. Lauro, Jr.

Serving with pride since 2009.

I am honored to welcome you to my solo legal practice: Lauro Law, PLLC, a caring firm you can trust.

Lauro Law, PLLC is located in Little Rock, Arkansas serving residents statewide since 2009.  We also help those who live outside of Arkansas and have legal issues in Arkansas.

Our mission is to serve clients through reliable, reputable, and reasonably-priced legal services, advocacy, and referrals to other experienced and LGBT-supportive attorneys and professionals.

We provide professional legal services, information and referrals in Arkansas in the areas of:

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts,Powers of Attorney and Advanced Health Care Directives.

Adoption, Surrogacy, Guardianship, Name Change, Gender Change, LGBT & Transgender Law, and Transgender Transition Assistance.

Lauro Law, PLLC offers:

(1) Free 15-Minute Initial Phone Consultation.  Discuss your legal issues at no charge for 15 minutes.

(2) Reasonable hourly rates.  Lauro Law offers an Initial Meeting in which we discuss your legal issues in greater detail.  The first 30 minutes of the Initial Meeting is set a reduced fee rate Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. (See Fees for more information.)

(3) Fixed Rate services.  Lauro Law provides fixed-rate services available for some legal services, such as name changes and gender changes, and some estate planning services, such as wills and trusts.

(4) Professional, Trustworthy, and Dedicated.  Lauro Law strives to provide personal and professional legal representation, counseling, and advocacy.  You can trust Lauro Law to represent you in the utmost professional manner, charge reasonable and competitive fees, and give you honest and accurate advice. (See Attorney Profile for more information.)

Please give me a call, text or email if you need assistance.  I'm here to serve you!

Michael V. Lauro, Jr.

Proud Member:

QLAW Arkansas (Arkansas' LGBT Bar Association)

LGBT Family Law Institute of the National LGBT Bar Association

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."
~ Gandhi


Clients Have Access to Secure Document Storage & Retrieval

Lauro Law, PLLC uses Clio Practice Management Software to help manage the firm and client matters through a number of tools, including workflow, task management and collaboration.  In addition, Clio Connect is a secure portal through which clients have access to shared documents, such as important court orders and completed estate planning documents.  The portal also allows clients to communicate with the firm through secure message and document uploads.  Existing clients may set up an account and login after receiving an invitation from our firm.  Existing Client Login to Clio Connect.

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Office:  Virtual / Online / In-Person

Mailing:  1818 N. Taylor St., Ste. B #130, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207

Phone: (501) 613-6529, Fax: (501) 476-4086, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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