IfI was married but never changed my last name, is my last name legally his or my maiden?

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IfI was married but never changed my last name, is my last name legally his or my maiden?

Asked on November 29, 2011 under Family Law, Texas

Answers:

Jonathan Baner / Baner and Baner Law Firm

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Depends on what the divorce decree actually states.  There is a provision to answer that question in the decree form.  If it was not filled out the judge would have told you to fill it out or done so.  If it wasn't changed in the divorce, but was changed in the marriage, then your name is legally his (probably).


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