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I have already filed the petition for divorce (9/9) and have

I have already filed the petition for divorce (9/9) and have a court date for the decree to be issued (non contested, one minor child). My question is I would like to change my mind and have my maiden name back. How do I get that changed if the paperwork is already submitted where I chose to keep the married last name?

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My question is for Texas, No not yet. I think I could

My question is for TexasJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No not yet. I think I could probably get a good answer hereJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, just let him know this is regarding Texas law

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My fiance has recently passed there's no will that I'm aware

My fiance has recently passed there's no will that I'm aware of I purchased two vehicles but they're both in his name I've lived in the house he rents from his parents for over a year I have three minor children living in the home with me his parents want us out in 5 days what if any are my rights

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I have been divorced from my sons (10 years old) father for

I have been divorced from my sons (10 years old) father for 8 1/2 years. He is bearly involved in his life. I have since remarried had my last name changed and had two other children. My son has been asking if his ladt name csn be Johnson as well (he is the only non-Johnson in the house). Ehat can i do to change his last name and what is the probability of it being granted? I live in NJ

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I have been divorced since October 2001. My daughter was

Hi, I have been divorced since October 2001. My daughter was only two years old at the time so I chose to retain my married name. Now I want to switch back to my maiden name. I've been thinking about it for a number of years. What piece of paper do I need to obtain to show to DMV, and mail to those who require proof of my new name, etc., that proves I have reverted to my maiden name? My divorce decree indicates my decision at the time to NOT revert to my maiden name. As an aside, I still have my original social security card with my maiden name - can I just go back to using that one? My driver's license happens to be up for renewal this year in September so I thought this is as good a time as any to get this done.

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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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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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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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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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