2022 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 5 - Divorce
§ 19-5-16. Restoration of Maiden or Prior Name

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-5-16 (2022)

In all divorce actions, a party may pray in his pleadings for the restoration of a maiden or prior name. If a divorce is granted, the judgment or decree shall specify and restore to the party the name so prayed for in the pleadings.

History. Ga. L. 1880-81, p. 121, § 1; Code 1882, § 3586a; Civil Code 1895, § 2446; Civil Code 1910, § 2965; Code 1933, § 30-121.

Cross references.

Proceedings for change of name generally, T. 19, C. 12.

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