Legal Question in Family Law in Virginia

I just recently divorced my husband after 10 years of marriage. When I received my divorce papers and a signed document requesting that my name be changed back to my maiden name. I have decided that I do not want my name changed. Is that document binding?

Asked on 10/15/13, 9:54 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Yes, (if the divorce has been formally entered in the court) but can still

be reversed by filing your petition for a "Name Change for an Adult" with your local circuit court.

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Answered on 10/16/13, 11:07 am

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