Social Security Married Name Change Update In Florida

On January 6th, a ruling was passed down legalizing same sex marriage in Florida.  Newlyweds rejoiced and attempted to begin their name change process….and ran into push back at Social Security.  Despite have legal marriage certificates, gay couples were denied form processing by Social Security clerks.  It’s difficult enough to...

5 Reasons to Take Your New Married Name in the New Year

We’re twelve days into January, and sadly many newlyweds’ New Year’s resolutions are already falling by the wayside.  Did you resolve to change your maiden name after getting married in 2014?  That’s one resolution that should be easy to keep and there are many benefits to changing to your married name...

Ashlee Simpson Is On the Married Name Change Train of 2015

There’s nothing like a new year to spark newlyweds’ need to change to their new married names!  Following her November nuptials with Evan Ross, Ashlee Simpson is changing her maiden name to the married name of Ross-Naess.  Her husband, Evan’s legal last name is Naess, but he is know professionally by his...

Did Mila Kunis Change Her Name to Mrs. Kutcher?!

We all know that Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged and have an adorable daughter together….BUT they may have tied the knot over the holidays! Ashton posted a Happy New Year message from the Kutchers photo on his Facebook recently (see above). If they’re sharing a last name one...

Same Sex Marriage Equality in 2014 and the New Year

Looking back on 2014, there have been great strides made in same sex marriage equality. In the last month South Carolina, Wyoming, Nevada and Arizona have legally recognized same sex marriages, bringing the total number of states that recognize same sex couples’ right to marry to 35. Same sex couples...

How To Change Your Name Change After Playing the Married Name Game

Whether you decide to use an online name change service or handle the tedious 13 hour process yourself, there are a series of steps to change your name after marriage. As with any project or challenge, understanding the process is the key to its successful completion. Use our eight steps...

Mervis Holiday Trunk Show: Engagement Rings, First Holiday Gifts & More

  The holidays are here!  Now is the time to start selecting the perfect gifts for your loved ones and possibly hinting to your significant other regarding a few sparkling items that would be a joy to receive.  My very first Christmas gift from my husband was a set of...

Name Change Checklist

Newlywed and intimidated by the thought of changing your name with the Social Security Administration, IRS, USPS as well as on your state driver’s license, vehicle registration, passport and zillions of other important documents?  You’re not alone in your anxiety.  88.6% of U.S. brides opt to change their names after...

Kate Spade’s Bridal Shop: For Brides & Newlyweds

I adore Kate Spade…well EVERYTHING, but am especially pleased with her online bridal shop this season!  Whether you’re shopping for a rehearsal dress, to-die-for wedding heels or the perfect bridesmaid’s gifts you’re sure to be delighted.  The quality of material and attention to detail are what make these items perfect...

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