A single, combined name that includes all or a segment of both spouse’s last names (current or birth surnames)
A hyphenated combination of last names
Seek Outside Legal Advice
It is unlawful for County Clerk staff to answer questions of a legal nature. We cannot advise on your choice of a new name or retention of your former name on the marriage license application.
For your protection, if you have any questions regarding your name change, particularly if you'll be using your new name when dealing with immigration, please consult an attorney or the appropriate consulate prior to applying for your marriage license.