This is not just a question for the bride. Many couples choose to hyphenate their names or choose a new one that suits them both.
Here is a list of some agencies that you may need to notify in the event of a name change. Check with the agency to see what they require as legal proof.
Social Security Card
Car Registration and Title
Leases or Rental Agreements
Stock and Mutual Funds
Wills and Powers of Attorney
Post Office Name Change Form
Sorority or Fraternity Organization
Employee Records, W2s and Paychecks
Telephone and Cell Phone Companies
Children's School Records
Security Company (codes and passwords)
Please review our "A Few Things to Keep in Mind" checklist