Getting Married: Do I Take His Last Name?

Whether to hyphenate your last name, take his name or even to create a completely brand new name, this is a decision that will follow you wherever your name will be displayed. The decision of what last name to use when you finally tie the knot takes a lot of consideration. There might be a history behind the name or the issue can be as simple as the amount of work needed to change your name legally through different institutions. We discuss some of the different options and some of the attached advantages and disadvantages of the big change when people get married.