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A person has used a common law name on bank accounts and mail and a birth name on social security, driver's license and fishing and hunting licenses. Marriage license and divorce papers are also in the birth name. Is the name change "only background" to the divorce case and a key fact only in the name change case? How can something be a key fact in one case and only background in another?

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The name change is only background in the divorce case because it doesn't really go to the fact of the matter, trying to establish a reason for the divorce and how much money and property is due to each person. A different name would have no bearing on the decision of the judge as it pertains to anything decided ...

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The expert distinguishes between key facts and background of bank accounts.

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