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Can i have my maiden name back if im not
divorced but been seperated for 2years
Asked on April 22, 2018 under Family Law, Florida
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
Yes, you may. Any adult--whether single, married, separated, divorced, or widowed--may change his or her name essentially at will, by filing the right paperwork. Contact the clerk of your county family court to ask about the documentation and process that you need.
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