Men can take the surname ex-wives
The men offer to give the right to take the former spouse to his name after the divorce.
The corresponding document is available to News.ru. With such initiative the Deputy of Legislative Assembly of Leningrad region Vladimir Petrov. He appealed to the Ministry of justice with a proposal to consider developing and making such an amendment to the Family code and “other legal acts of the Russian Federation”.
In the document addressed to the head of Department Alexander Konovalov stated that the law must be changed in such a way that in a divorce the former spouses can agree on the admissibility of the further use of common names in the legal framework.
“If, for example, the ex-husband does not agree that the ex-spouse will leave after the divorce his name, it will be obliged to return to my maiden name,” — said the Deputy.
According to him, many men are strongly opposed to ex-wives kept their name, but I can’t affect it.