Hi,I have been trying to pursue a surnam...

Asked by 0763831390 on 09-10-2022 10:24:53
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Western Cape


I have been trying to pursue a surname change - and have been declined due to insufficient reasoning. I have been informed that the only ways a woman is allowed to change her surname is by marriage or divorce - which is so ridiculous in 2022. 

There is legal prescident for my case so I can pursue - but every law firm I've approached demands a retainer of R20k which is quite a bit for something this small. 

Would love to get a third opinion before selling my kidney.

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