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Fictitious Name Registration

A fictitious name means any name under which a person transacts business in this state, other than his or her legal name. Business means any enterprise or venture in which a person sells, buys, exchanges, barters, deals, or represents the dealing in anything or article of value, or renders services for compensation.

Failure to comply with the fictitious name registration provision of section 865.09, Florida Statutes, is a misdemeanor of the second degree and punishable as outlined in section 775.082 or 775.083, Florida Statutes.

 

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