Question: Can you legally go by an alias?

Generally, a person can use whatever name they wish, however, legal documents issued, such as drivers licenses, will require proof, such as a birth certificate and may require a legal change of name if the alias is used.

Is it illegal to go under a fake name?

Under Californias vehicle code, it is illegal to give false information to a peace officer when they are performing their duties under the law. If you simply make a mistake, then you will not be charged with a crime — because you have to have provided false information knowingly.

Why would someone have an alias?

There are many reasons for aliases. One is that the person did, in fact, change their name. The second can be nicknames. The third can be law enforcement just getting the name wrong and no one fixing it, then someone catches it and links

An a.k.a. is an abbreviation not a legal status.

Is a married name considered an alias?

An alias name or AKA (also known as) is any name that has been used by the candidate in the past. Life events such as marriage and divorce result in many candidates with records associated with more than one name. It is possible that criminal records could exist under any prior name.

Is lying about where you live illegal?

When you lie about where you live and submit false proof of residency documents, you may be committing felony records tampering. Even if you have the best intentions for your kids, providing an address that isnt yours is still fraud.

also known as An abbreviation for also known as, typically used before an alternate name such as a nickname, a maiden or married name, or an alias. For example, Abraham Lincoln a.k.a. Honest Abe.

What happens if you lie about your address to get into a school?

When you lie about where you live and submit false proof of residency documents, you may be committing felony records tampering. Even if you have the best intentions for your kids, providing an address that isnt yours is still fraud. The mom was convicted of felony records tampering.

Can I be anonymous on Medium?

You cant publish anonymous posts on Medium but there is a way to do that. On Medium, you can make two or more accounts and your profile name should be anything of your choice like a nickname.

What is considered an alias name?

An alias can be any name used in place of a birth name. While there may be legitimate reasons for using another name, this is often used by criminals, as they dont wish to have their true identity revealed, or they have a short nickname they go by instead of their birth name.

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