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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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offensive made-up have at namE UK Deed Poll Service, Britain's biggest name changing firm, handled 63,000 applications last year, up 5 per cent on 2014, and expects 65,000 in 2016.
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.
"Meshing has changed from once being a rare novelty to now being noted as being one of the main reasons couples may use a Deed Poll to change their names," The Telegraph quoted Claudia Duncan, an officer at the UK Deed Poll Service, as saying.
Some of the lads at work had remembered seeing the Big Brother episode where some of the housemates had changed their names by deed poll and suggested that I do the same.
More than 90,000 people swapped their name in 2010, an increase of 80 per cent, figures from the Legal Deed Poll Service revealed.
THE deed poll service would not be in existence if there were no demand
We have had so many examples since this thing began six months ago that I'm starting to think either hundreds of people are changing their name by deed poll or everyone called Cooper has decided to make barrels.
THE family of a pregnant woman murdered by her husband has reacted angrily to news that he has changed his name by deed poll to Innocent.
RECORD numbers of kids are switching gender by deed poll.
This varies depending on the purpose for which it is needed and can include: | a letter from a responsible person | a public announcement | a statutory declaration | a deed poll.
DRAGONS' Den made-to-measure condom entrepreneur Joe Nelson missing a marketing trick by not changing his name by deed poll to Willie.