Can a husband request that his wife return to her maiden name during a divorce hearingif thewife has waived the need to appear and did not sign the request?

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Can a husband request that his wife return to her maiden name during a divorce hearingif thewife has waived the need to appear and did not sign the request?

Yesterday my husband when to court for the final divorce hearing. I waived my need to appear when I signed the papers. I did not sign a request to restore my maiden name. He informed me today that he requested it. Is this possible and is it mandated that I do? He stated that a certified letter would be coming in about 2 weeks and at that time I would have to change my name. Can he do this?

Asked on March 9, 2012 under Family Law, Florida

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