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Family Law - Divorce - Restoration of Former Name

Sponsored by:

Delegate Angel


In the Senate - Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Authorizing the court, on motion of a party filed within 18 months after a final decree of absolute divorce is entered, to change the name of the requesting party to either the name given the party at birth or any other former name the party wishes to use under specified circumstances; and specifying that provisions of law relating to a change of name do not apply to a change of name in connection with a decree of absolute divorce.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Angel, Atterbeary, Carter, Kelly, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Sydnor, Tarlau, and Walker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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