Name Change

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Question: I got married, but my Marriage certificate still has my old name. Has my Name changed automaticly after marriage or do I have to do something to get the Last Name of my Husband?

Answer: Since a name change is not implied, one must obtain a name change in order to change to a spouse’s last name. See question #8134 about changing one's name after marriage.

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  • I got married, but my Marriage certificate still has my old name. Has my Name changed automaticly after marriage or do I have to do something to get the Last Name of my Husband?

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