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Selling my condo this spring. Since the purchase 25 plus years ago i changed my last name back to my maiden name. Do i need to do anything legal to change my name on the condo before i sell it or will having a copy of the paper from court approving my name change at the closing suffice?

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Massachusetts

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I dont understand?

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A certified copy of the name change order from the Court (or a marriage certificate, if the name was changed via marriage) normally suffices, without anything else needed.

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