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

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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
JA: Have you begun using the new name? Have you filed a petition in court?
Customer: I filed the name change one yr
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I filed for a name change in 2015
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.
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
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.
Awaiting your reply
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I did not inform social secuity or the irs
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.
The name change updates the primary agencies but you may do so after the fact.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.
Not a problem at all!
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 2 months ago.
Please let me know if that is acceptable and feel free to reply back and follow up