deed poll


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deed poll

Law a deed made by one party only, esp one by which a person changes his name
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Louise Bowers, of Essex-based UK Deed Poll Service, said: "One man changed his name to Happy Birthday.
Neil said: "I wanted to do something different and I was inspired by Natalie Robinson who changed her name by Deed Poll in aid of Forget Me Not Trust.
The Deed Poll Name Change system allows anyone in the UK who needs to officially change their name, and have a legally authorised document to confirm this, to simply fill in their details in to a simple website form and receive a copy of their change of name document by download.
Judge Peter Heywood told the jury:"He's altered his name by deed poll and as I understand it he is trans-gender and is awaiting a sex change operation in due course.
According to UK Deed Poll Service, 800 British couples have already have already 'meshed' their surnames this year, after the practice originally became popular in the US with American newlyweds, six years ago.
King Arthur, a 57-year-old former soldier from Salisbury, Wiltshire, who changed his name by deed poll, wanted the High Court to review a Government decision to allow experts to keep the remains for testing.
The dad of two, who works night shifts at Asda, then changed his name by deed poll after his workmates bet him he would not do it.
The court heard that following his conviction here he changed his name by deed poll and returned to Spain.
A RECORD number of people changed their name by deed poll this year - some to bizarre ones including Her Majesty The Queen, Willy Wonka and Miss Jelly St Tots.
The 28-year-old changed his name from Hawkins by deed poll.
THE deed poll service would not be in existence if there were no demand