NJ Statute: 2A:34-21. Surname.
The court, upon or after granting a divorce from the bonds of matrimony to either spouse or dissolution of a civil union to either partner in a civil union couple, may allow either spouse or partner in a civil union couple to resume any name used by the spouse or partner in a civil union couple before the marriage or civil union, or to assume any surname.
Amended 1988, c.153, s.2; 2006, c.103, s.77.
AKA: NJ Divorce Law 2A:34-21. Resumption of name or assumption of any surname.
Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of January 2013.