Last name change
UPDATED: Oct 1, 2022
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Last name change
I am married and have my husbands last name. I live
in the state of Texas and was wondering if I could
possibly chnage my last name back to my Maidan
name without divorcing?
Asked on January 19, 2019 under Family Law, Alaska
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
Yes, any adult may change his or her name more or less at will. There is a legal process for doing so, adminstered through your local county court. You have to file a type of legal action called a "change of name case." Here is a link you may find helpful: http://www.courts.alaska.gov/shc/family/shcname.htm
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