Change of Name Solicitors
The law relating to a change of name
There may be a variety of reasons for wanting to change your name, from family disputes, divorce or more personal reasons. What the law thinks of this is very simple. A name change is acceptable unless it seeks to defraud or has some criminal benefit.
You could simply ask people to call you by your new name without going through the legal process. However, you should bear in mind that authorities and other organisation more readily accept a legal document than just your word. Therefore, a deed poll or statutory declaration is the more sensible option if you wish to avoid future problems.
How we can help you change your name
The specialist Family Law Team at BRR Law, can help you change your name simply and easily.
One of our legal experts will draw up a change of name deed and carry out the proper procedure to ensure its legal status. If there are any associated matters to the change of name deed, we can discuss this with you at the time.
You may also wish to change the surnames of your children if they are of a certain age. This requires certain consents, but we would explain this in plain English, without legal jargon.
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