deed poll


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deed poll

n
(Law) law a deed made by one party only, esp one by which a person changes his or her name
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Noun1.deed poll - a deed made and executed by only one party
deed, deed of conveyance, title - a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations

deed poll

n(einseitige) Absichtserklärung

deed poll

n by deed pollcon atto unilaterale
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Perhaps the cheapest is Quick Deed Poll which provide it instantly by email for pounds 7.
Formerly John Birtwhistle, he changed his name by deed poll 10 years a go.
In 1988 the council executed a deed poll on which the authority was registered as the legal owners of the land.
Gary Brett, aged 29, of Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, changed his name by deed poll on the internet.
James said: "We may change our name by deed poll to Pineapple or banana.
A FORMER champion boxer standing as an MP has changed his name by deed poll to None Of The Above X.
That is the situation facing Pudsey Bear, formerly known as Eileen DeBont, who changed her name in order to transfer pounds 4,000 from the UK Deed Poll Service to Children in Need, plus pounds 1,000 for her effort - which would no doubt have come in useful for the mother-of-two with Christmas coming up.
So he paid pounds 8 for the switch by deed poll at Bristol magistrates' court.
It seems two things cannot be; neither a symbol nor a number are allowed under the regulations that govern the UK Deed Poll Service.
Then it's a simple matter of signing over your old name on the very legal deed poll document you have been sent.
Best friends Kelvin Borbidge, 22, and Daniel Knox-Hewson, 23, changed their names by Deed Poll.