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Curious... I have a friend who, in order to keep from

Curious... I have a friend who, in order to keep from lousing spousal support from her ex upon remarriage, has instead planned to go through a "commitment" ceremony with her current "fiance," and to then legally change her name to that of the fiance, but to not register a legal marriage. They'll be living as husband and wife with the same name, but specifically avoiding marriage so as not to lose spousal support from the ex.Is this actually a thing? That seems like a big loophole. I realize there are benefits from marriage she cannot get from the "fiance" without a legal marriage... and that a legal name change does not constitute a marriage, but this seems very sketchy to me.

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RobertJDFL

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Under nj law I have never been married & I have full custody

Under nj law I have never been married & I have full custody & legal responsibility of my son providing all his needs( housing, health insurance, day care, etc. etc.) is there any problem changing his name through family court

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Loren

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I am looking to get my twins names changed to my last name

Hi, I am looking to get my twins names changed to my last name and was wondering if these would be presentable reasons to do so. !. I want the twins to identify as a part of our family and preserve our family unit. All the children including their sister that shares the same father have my last name. 2. The twins are just 3 years old and do not know what their last name is ***** ***** harm would come to them in the change. 3. There is no bond between the twins and their father or his family. He has been absent for 1/3 of their life and is only granted 8 supervised hours a month with them and nothing with their sister and has not exercised it once. 4. I believe due to his criminal history of domestic violence and harassment convictions, that bearing his name will cause them harm in the future. 5. Them having a different last name then even their sibling with the same father will cause embarrassment when they go to school in having to explain why their name is ***** ***** everyone else in the family including their full blooded sibling.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington stateJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not yet.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: There is no bond between them and the fathers family either as they have only met once. I am not sure if that matters or not.

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Ely

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How do I change my son's name to mine. There is no name for

How do I change my son's name to mine. There is no name for father on birth certificate, but I had his name listed as the guy I was dating at the time of my son's birth, but definitely not the father.

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JD 1992

Juris Doctor

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My ex, who hasn't seen our 6 yr old autistic son with severe

My ex, who hasn't seen our 6 yr old autistic son with severe sensory processing issues in over 1 1/12 yrs & lives in San Diego, is demanding a parenting plan where our son flies to San Diego 3-4 times a year with 6 weeks in the summer.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: He shares a house with his fiance and her daughter lives in the home every other weekJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: they live in a tiny two bedroom houseJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: her daughter is 8 yrs old he thinks its ok the opposite sex kids share a bedroom

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LegalGems

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I have a complex (or hopefully not) issue with my last name.

I have a complex (or hopefully not) issue with my last name. Some of my documents reflect my last name correctly. Some do not. I need to make sure all my official documents reflect my correct name. Don't know how to proceed

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JD 1992

Juris Doctor

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I'm divorcing my husband, and found his ID cards, SS card,

I'm divorcing my husband, and found his ID cards, SS card, Green cards, all on a different name. He told me he change it recently, but according to these documents- he never had name he married me with, and he never used his real name anywhere. Not mortgage, not loans, not in divorce filesJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Nobody wants to take my caseJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: bcus it was uncontested and I sighed judgement

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LegalGems

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My girl friend got pregnant with her ex, they were not

My girl friend got pregnant with her ex, they were not married. Can she give the baby my last name, we are not married. We we live in the state of washington

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Alex J. Esq.

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If a married couple owning a house as joint tenants in

If a married couple owning a house as joint tenants in common get a divorce, have her re marry and still keep the home ownership together even with a last name change ? Thank you

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