Jun
23
2016

Do you need a solicitor to change your name?

Posted by Mark Keenan

The answer to whether you need a solicitor to change your name, is a very straight, no, you definitely do not under any circumstances need to instruct solicitor to change your name.A quick scout of solicitors websites show that the average price for a deed poll prepared by a

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Jun
23
2016

How do you choose your new name if you are changing gender?

Posted by Mark Keenan

How do you choose your new name if you are changing your gender?Not only have you made the life changing decision to change your sex and have gone through the emotional and physical roller coaster that comes with gender re assignment surgery, you also have the problem of choosing

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Jun
23
2016

Who can act as a witness when I execute (sign) my deed poll?

Posted by Mark Keenan

This is a common question we are receiving on a daily basis. People seem to be under the misapprehension that a deed poll has to be witnessed by a professional person such as a Solicitor or Doctor, once it has been executed.This stems from people applying for passports where

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Jun
23
2016

Reasons why you might wish to change your name by deed poll

Posted by Mark Keenan

You​‌‌‌​‌‌ ​‌‌‌​‌​do not ​‌‌‌​‌‌need​‌​‌‌‌‌ ​‌‌​​​​to​‌‌​​‌‌ ​‌‌​​‌‌have​‌‌​​​​ ​‌‌‌​​‌any​‌‌‌​​‌ ​‌‌​‌‌​kind​‌‌‌‌​​ ​‌‌‌​‌​of​‌‌​​‌‌ ​‌​‌​‌‌official ​‌​‌​‌​reason​‌‌​‌​​ ​​​‌‌‌to​​‌‌‌​ ​​‌‌​‌change​​‌​​‌ ​​​‌‌​your​​‌​​‌ ​​‌​​​name, so long as it is not for any fraudulent purpose, such as avoiding paying a debt or fulfilling a contracural obligation. you are in fact free to change your name at any time and any

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