Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I changed my middle name last 1AND HALF YRS AGO.WAS TOLD I…

Customer Question
I changed my middle...

I changed my middle name last 1AND HALF YRS AGO.WAS TOLD I COULD NOT USE IT .but i did use it. I am single not married.Could i go to jail

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you begun using the new name? Have you filed a petition in court?

I filed the name change one yr

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I filed for a name change in 2015

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
8/6/2017
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Infolawyer
Infolawyer, Lawyer
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 63,650
Experience: Experienced lawyer
Verified
Greetings! I am a legal expert on the site and am working on your question.Nothing criminal in what you mentioned.When you do a name change you should use your new name. If you used your old name it not technically ok but not an offense.Please let me know if that is acceptable and feel free to reply back and follow up
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Awaiting your reply
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I did not inform social secuity or the irs
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
The name change updates the primary agencies but you may do so after the fact.
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Not a problem at all!
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Please let me know if that is acceptable and feel free to reply back and follow up
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a family lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,971
11,971 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
In VA does a woman's last name automatically change to
in VA does a woman's last name automatically change to husband's last name after marriage? … read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
My ex-husband and I were married in 2011. • We moved in to a
My ex-husband and I were married in 2011. • We moved in to a rental house on Jan 2012. • We signed a 1 yr contract which transitioned to month to month after the first year. • In August 2015 he was ch… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
30,986 satisfied customers
I changed my first name and middle name. I kept my last
I changed my first name and middle name. I kept my last name. After the probate judge issued the order I went down and put my first, middle and last name on my social security card. I went down to DMV… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,680 satisfied customers
I did not take my husband's last name when we got married.
I did not take my husband's last name when we got married. When my husband filed for divorce July 2015 his Attorney wrote the paperwork up with my last name the same as his. I have told my Attorney, h… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,939 satisfied customers
The mother of my child told me on the last exchange that i
the mother of my child told me on the last exchange that i will no longer be exchanging my son until she changes the order, the next day i went to court and filed for a new court order before she was able to because our case was dropped due to us not going to court. we have been exchanging our son for 8 months since the order expired suddenly now that she knows i have a GF she is not letting me see him, only if we follow the OLD court order that was made in 2014, before the mediation one. I am supposed to get my son this coming weekend and i want to be prepared, because she informed my mother that she will not be giving hm to me. please help! … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,607 satisfied customers
Ex-husband is continuing to use my home address on drivers
ex-husband is continuing to use my home address on drivers license … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
What does this order mean? Not sure what (and failing
What does this order mean? Not sure what (and failing agreement) means. Order (4) That the children spend time with the father as agreed between the mother and father and failing agreement as follows:… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master\u0027s Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
Yrs. Ago I gave myself a middle name. I stop using it yrs.
Yrs. Ago I gave myself a middle name. I stop using it yrs. Ago.aftrt 911. My ss card still has this name on it. Do I need to get a new card with just my name or can I just keep it the way it is.… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My ex and I have a custody agreement, filed in Jefferson
Hello, My ex and I have a custody agreement, filed in Jefferson County Co, granting us joint custody, primary residence with my ex. This custody agreement was filed in August of 2014. Prior to that my… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I want to hyphen my sons last name with mine and his fathers
I want to hyphen my sons last name with mine and his fathers but the courts denied it because the father didn't want to. Is there anyway I can add my last name to my sons middle name? At what age can … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,971 satisfied customers
My daughter has two middle names. The second middle name is
My daughter has two middle names. The second middle name is ***** ***** name but her last name is ***** ***** Could she use the second middle name as her last name in school?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
i have been separated for over a year I just had a baby with
i have been separated for over a year I just had a baby with my boyfriend , I am giving my baby my boyfriends name and can he sign the birth certificate… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
I am currently getting a marriage license. Can I indicate as
I am currently getting a marriage license. Can I indicate as my new last name the following hyphenated last name: an abbreviated version of my maiden last name before the hyphen and my fiance's full l… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
12,788 satisfied customers
I am in the middle of a divorce. My husband in early
I am in the middle of a nasty divorce. My husband in early December received a $1.6 million dollar bonus that he did not disclose to me or my attorney and we found out about it on his deposition mid D… read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
Hello again. I am filing for divorce soon in NY State. My husband
Hello again. I am filing for divorce soon in NY State. My husband has told me that in NY, under our circumstances, he believes that any ruling in court would split our assets down the middle and make … read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
I recently got married in Germany to another active duty soldier.
I recently got married in Germany to another active duty soldier. We got married in the courthouse and then church. How do I go about changing my middle name to my maiden name? I do not have a middle … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,492 satisfied customers
hello, my name was supposed to be changed by adding a middle
hello, my name was supposed to be changed by adding a middle name and it was not by the judge. He told me to go back to my old name..? What does this mean, since I was divorced for a long time..and my… read more
Alex Esquire
Alex Esquire
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 satisfied customers
my sister is mentally ill and substance nalcohol abuse addicition
my sister is mentally ill and substance nalcohol abuse addicition age 50. is now in jail. she signed temporary custody of her 14 yr old daughter to neighbor. i am a blood relative and want custody. i … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
33,786 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x