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Normally, changing your name under the decree is your option. If you want to change it, you can use the court order and change it. If you don't want to change it, you keep your married name.
To change it, you would get a certified copy of your decree and take it to the social security administration and they would issue a new card. You can do the same to get a new Driver's License. From there, you can change other items as well (with either a copy of your decree or your new Id), such as credit cards, etc. That's all most people do. Does that make sense?