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Jun
23
2016
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Is a deed poll proof of identity?

Posted by Mark Keenan

A ​‌‌‌​‌​deed​‌‌‌​‌​ ​‌‌‌​‌‌poll​‌​‌‌‌‌ or change of name deed ​‌‌​​​​is​‌‌​​‌‌ simply ​‌‌​​‌‌proof​‌‌​​​​ ​‌‌‌​​‌that​‌‌‌​​‌ ​‌‌​‌‌​you​‌‌‌‌​​ ​‌‌‌​‌​have​‌‌​​‌‌ ​‌​‌​‌‌changed​‌‌‌​‌‌ ​‌​‌​‌​your​‌‌​‌​​ ​​​‌‌‌name, ​​‌‌‌​but​​‌‌​‌ ​​‌​​‌it​​​‌‌​ ​​‌​​‌is​​‌​​​ not a proof of your identity. However, if you have changed your name, it is used as evidence of your identity in conjunction with other official documents, such as your

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Jun
23
2016
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Are online change of name deeds legally binding in the UK?

Posted by Mark Keenan

We often look at the search queries people are using on a day-to-day basis and a common one is, “Are online change of name deeds legally binding?”. The answer is a resounding, yes of course they are, if they are completed in the correct format and executing properly.

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Jun
23
2016

10 Reasons People Change Their Names

Posted by Mark Keenan

1) NEVER LIKED THEIR NAME TO BEGIN WITH They told me their name didn’t ‘feel like them’, had never ‘resonated’, was from a father they’d never known, or one who had actually abused them as a child. Most of them had wanted to change their name for years,

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Jun
23
2016
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Why are more people changing their name?

Posted by Mark Keenan

More and more people are changing their name by deed poll. Even those with non-embarrassing monikers are wanting to start afresh but why? It used to be only a select group of people who would change their names – those who had been saddled with a silly one or the rich

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Jun
23
2016
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Changing your name by deed poll can have consequences

Posted by Mark Keenan

Changing your name by deed poll can have consequences as a father-of-seven has been jailed after claiming more than £120,000 in housing benefit to pay the rent on a house he already owned. When Teresa Belton-Martin, 34, and Abrar Abbasi, 32, moved into his property in Belle Vue Road,

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