Tag: Name Change

Whats In A Name

The New Jersey courts have recognized that a child’s name indeed has great significance not only to the child but also to the parents that chose it at their birth. Because of this, the State’s highest court advises that parents have an equal say not only in the naming of their child but more importantly, […]


Changing Your Name After Your Divorce

Subsequent to your divorce you may have decided to keep your husband’s name as opposed to reverting back to your maiden name. If you are having second thoughts, you are in luck! N.J.S.A. 2A:34-21 provides that after granting a divorce, the court may allow either spouse to resume any name used prior to the marriage […]


A Rose By Any Other Name

A person’s name is uniquely important to the individual that carries it. He or she may have been named after a family member, an important event, or a famous person. It carries with it memories, both good and bad, and life experiences unique to that person. For this reason, many people can become conflicted when […]