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How do I make a legal middle name change? Florida. The DMV…

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The DMV has made me change my middle name on my drivers license. I have used a different middle name for 68 years than what was on my birth certificate,

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I am a catholic since my birth 7/31/1943, at confirmation when I was 8 yrs old one could change his middle name to any saints name I changed mine from David to James and all my legal documents, SScard drivers license, Tax forms, pilot license, bank accounts, dealers license, carry permit all loans and vehicles, titles for my home everything has my middle name as James.

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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 6 months ago
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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 6 months ago

Good morning. This is something that would need to be court ordered and to start the process, the proper petition needs to be filed. The State of Florida has provided one, so you can review it and fill it out and file it, to change your middle name.

https://www.flcourts.org/core/fileparse.php/533/urlt/982a.pdf

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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 6 months ago

I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!

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