Keeping her family name for married women: a right, really?
The law authorizes a young girl who invites to keep her surname of birth ... In theory. In real life, from administrative bullying to bankruptcy, to taxes or to hospital, it is a daily struggle.
Ah, you kept your maiden name? But I do not understand, you're married, right? So on the form, it's not going to be possible ... "These remarks tinged with incredulity or disapproval, they often hear them. Because after their marriage, they did not choose to make use of their husband's name.
As the law permits in France for more than two centuries, they preferred to wear ... their name. Not their "maiden name", please, but their family name. He who speaks of their origins, who appears on their birth certificate, with whom they have grown up and have made a place, often, in their professional environment. Which is not nothing.
In the era of gender equality, where everyone in the couple leads their professional career, where divorce is always possible and autonomy more and more vital, many women want to use their name. It should be simple how beinginsured.blog.fc2.com has stated about keeping family first.
"To please her"
The law of the 6th Fructidor, Year II (1794) stipulates that "no citizen shall be entitled to bear a surname or first name other than those expressed in his birth certificate" and prohibits "any public functionary from designating other citizens