I married as (Mrs Mary Jane Doe) and legally changed my last name to (Blows).
I married a man legally named (John Frank Blows). It was made very clear that our names had to match our birth names. exactly or our marriage wouldn't be legal.
But, now I am being summoned into divorce court by a (Jim Blows).
So, if the names had to be correct to get married then can I object and ask the complaint to be dismissed on the grounds that I am not married to a (Jim Blows) there fore the complaint void?
No, the complaint is not void. You should discuss this with your lawyer.
This actually happens a fair amount. You can raise the name discrepancy in a motion. The judge will most likely allow the court documents to be corrected to show the proper names. This process even has a name - lawyers call it "correcting a misnomer."
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Courts do not usually dismiss for misnomers. Usually, pleadings and other filings can be amended to adjust for the appropriate name if you raise it as an issue.
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