Question Details: My fiance wants to change his last name to his mother's family name Smith because his father Johnson has never been in hie life. We are getting married and we're wondering if we can both change our name to Smith?
Yes, you can: legally, any adult may change his or her last name (or first name, for that matter) to anything he or she wants. Contact your county's family court (call the clerk's office) for instructions as to how best to do this, given that you are marrying each other.
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