If someone has two middle names, and he is filing out a form that asks only for one middle initial, which one should he use?

Asked over 2 years ago - New York, NY

if someone has two middle names, and he is filing out a form that asks only for one middle initial, which one should he use?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Put both in the answer box.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Michael Lewis Marley

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    Answered . Odd question for this forum to be sure but here goes...I would use whichever of the two middle names you have customarily used in the past.
    In other words, if your driver's license has one middle name, use that initial. It makes sense to use the middle name that you use most often.
    If you prefer to use both names or their initials, attach something in writing explaining this.
    Good luck
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  3. Benjamin J Lieberman

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    Answered . This really doesn't sound like a criminal defense question. Use whichever one you like.

  4. Stephen J. Isaacs

    Contributor Level 12

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    Answered . If possible, use both middle initials. Remember, we had a president recently with two middle names.

    This answer is for informational purposes only. DO NOT rely on it as legal advice. Many times there are not... more
  5. Virginia Giselle Alvarez

    Contributor Level 16

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    Answered . Review how your over meant issued Id is generated and go from there.

    The above answer does not constitute an attorney client relationship and/ or retention of counsel. This answer is... more

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