Mar
14
2018
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Restrictions on changing a Child’s Name

Posted by Mark Keenan

Regulations on changing a child’s name via deed poll Children under the age of 16 require permission from their parents (if married) or those that hold parental responsibility for that child. This post will tell you everything you need to know when it comes to changing your child’s name and how you can do it. […]

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Mar
13
2018
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Who to Advise After Changing your Name

Posted by Mark Keenan

What do you need to do after your deed poll has been approved Once your official deed poll is complete you will then be able to start using your new name. You need to ensure that you notify everyone of your name change. The most common organisations are as follows: HM Passport Office (to apply for […]

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Mar
12
2018
restrictions

Name Restrictions via Deed Poll

Posted by Mark Keenan

Restrictions to be Aware of when Changing your Name There are many reasons why you may wish to change your name, some have wanted a specific name all their life, others just fancy a change. If you are looking to change your name via deed poll then it’s definitely worth checking the legal restrictions. The […]

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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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