Can I go back to my maiden name after my divorce in Florida?

Yes. Whether you go by your married name or your maiden name, your name is just as individual as you are. Changing your name is merely a personal decision only you can make. Your spouse (or soon to be ex-spouse) has no standing to even ask that your keep your name.

Can my husband make me change my name after my divorce in Florida?

No. If you wish to keep your married name after divorce, that is a personal decision only you can make. Your ex-spouse has no standing to require you to change your name.

***Interesting and fun fact: When Tina Turner divorced from Ike Turner, she had made her self famous with the name Turner and the name was so individual and well known to her fans that it was her preference to remain Tina Turner.***


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