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The DC Code: § 16-915 Change of name on divorce.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Upon divorce from the bond of marriage, the court shall, on request of a party who assumed a new name on marriage and desires to discontinue using it, state in the decree of divorce either the birth-given or other previous name which such person desires to use.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-915. 1973 Ed., § 16-915. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-87, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-911. DC CODE § 16-915 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1, 77 Stat. 562; Oct. 1, 1976, D.C. Law 1-87, § 18, 23 DCR 2544.)