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After a divorce, can you keep the name of your ex-husband or ex-wife? 

Verified 06 April 2022 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of Justice

After a divorce, you lose the use of the name of your husband or wife.

However, you can keep it in use either with the consent of your ex-spouseeither with the agreement of the judgee.

With the consent of your ex-spouse

You can keep the use of your ex-spouse's or ex-wife's name with.

This agreement must be formalised in writing.

Agreement may be temporary.

For example, up to the majority of the youngest child.

Agreement may be limited to your businesse.

Warning  

your former spouse may at any time ask the judge, through his or her lawyer, to cancel this agreement.

With the agreement of the judge

The judge may allow you to continue using the name of your former spouse.

You can apply to the judge at the time of divorce or after divorce.

You justify a particular interest for yourself or your children.

This is the case, for example, if you are known by this name in your business.

Agreement may be temporary.

For example, up to the majority of the youngest child.

Agreement may be limited to your business.

FYI  

permission to use the name of her ex-spouse ceases in case of remarriage.