Maureen Holland is a civil rights lawyer in Memphis, Tenn. Later in the century, cultural and political developments allowed same-sex couples to lead more open and public lives. The easiest way to do this is for the husband to change his surname by Deed Poll before the wedding to the double-barrelled name he and his wife-to-be have chosen. And it included all age groups except for one: However, they may have to travel to an adjacent county to get a license, because a few county clerks may be still refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. And his replacement will impact whatever constellation of marital benefits I receive.
You can simply send off your marriage certificate along with a covering letter, explaining that you wish to have your surname changed to that of your husband, to all departments which need to update their records of you. The lead researcher of the study observed that "laws that have the greatest impact on gay adults may make gay kids feel more hopeful for the future". Before you can change your name, you'll need the original or certified marriage license with the raised seal. He argued that these couples did not diminish the idea of marriage. Fill in the blanks Once you have a Social Security card and driver's license in your married name, other changes should be fairly easy. Some couples who mesh their surnames choose to continue using their previous surname as a middle name in order to maintain a link with their family name. And his replacement will impact whatever constellation of marital benefits I receive. During , there were still holdouts in a few counties where county clerks are valuing their faith group's religious beliefs above their oath of office, their promise to uphold the U. Cuomo D has directed the state government's Division of Human Rights to look into the matter. According to the author, the study highlighted the importance of abolishing institutional forms of discrimination, including those leading to disparities in the mental health and well-being of LGB individuals. Thank you so much. Attorney Maureen Holland argued the winning side of that case. The court noted the change in thinking, stating: By mid, when this disclaimer was last updated, if there are any clerks still refusing to issue such licenses, they seem to be largely ignored by the media. Having both the husband and wife operating under the same surname is the most convenient option when making financial, legal and social agreements. Their plea is that they do respect it. Taking your husband's surname and using your maiden name as a middle name You may choose to take your husband's surname and continue using your maiden name as a middle name. They are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. An engaged same-sex couple, Dylan Toften and Thomas Hurd, approached the town clerk, Laurel "Sherrie" Eriksen during mid to purchase a marriage license. NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc. So this new Supreme Court will be in the position of deciding these smaller issues - what falls under the category of marriage? But the Supreme Court hasn't decided. As of NOV, marriage has become generally available to same-sex couples throughout the 50 states, and District of Columbia, and four out of five territories. They respect it so deeply, they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Continuing to use your maiden name at work but using your husband's name for all other purposes If you have a particular reputation at work or just want to keep your maiden name to avoid confusion with contacts, you may decide not to alter your professional work name. It's a little slower with the pushback by the administration in terms of reversing President Obama's executive orders as it relates to the LGBT community, including the service members who are transgender - their equal treatment and the opening of the military to transgender individuals. To change your name
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Same-Sex Marriage: Whose Last Name Will You Take?
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