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Do I Have to Change My Last Name Once My Divorce Is Finalized? Because I Really Don't Want To!

Do I Have to Change My Last Name Once My Divorce Is Finalized? Because I Really Don’t Want To!

A mom writes in asking for advice about last names after divorce. This mom is currently in the process of divorcing her second husband. Though the two don’t share any children together, each has children from their previous marriages. She says despite that, she does not want to change her last name when the divorce is finalized because of the hassle. Her soon-to-be-ex-husband, however, has asked her to change her last name when all is said and done. Does she need to change it? Should she?

I'm a Stay-at-Home-Mom with No Money of My Own: How Can I File for Divorce?

I’m a Stay-at-Home-Mom with No Money of My Own: How Can I File for Divorce?

A mom writes in asking for advice about filing for divorce. She says she is about to start going through a divorce, and as a stay-at-home mom, she has no money or income to help her with this expensive legal matter. How can someone with no expendable income afford a lawyer, even if she needs one for something like a divorce? Below, the community weighs in with some advice for this mom-in-need.