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

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

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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Apr
15
2014

How much does a name change by deed poll cost?

Posted by Mark Keenan

Typing in the phrase “name change by deed poll cost”, into Google will bring up a huge range of websites dedicated to changing your name by deed poll and indeed a multimillion pound industry has been created since the advent of the word wide web to help you do this.

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Mar
31
2014

Is there an official deed poll service in the UK?

Posted by Mark Keenan

The UK Government does not provide a “official deed poll service” in the UK. Deed polls or change of name deeds have been created for many years, by Solicitors and notaries and often charged in excess of £100 for you to do so.

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