NJ 2A:34-21. Resumption of name or assumption of any surname.

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.

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