July 31, 2020
Free Deed Poll

ContentsWhy do I need a deed poll?Free Deed Poll AdvantagesFree Deed Poll DisadvantagesPaid Deed Poll Advantages Free Deed Poll vs. Paid Deed Poll: What’s the Difference? In the UK, changing your legal name often requires a deed poll. Deed polls serve as evidence that you have started using a new name. These documents are particularly […]

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July 23, 2020
How To Buy a Title

ContentsFirst things first, is buying a title legal?Is buying a royal title legal?Can my title be used on legal documents?How do you get yourself a Lord or Lady Title?How much does it cost to buy a Lord title?How much does it cost to buy a Lady title?  Ever fantasised about being called a Lord or […]

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July 15, 2020
Changing the Name of an Adopted Child

ContentsWhat is Adoption?Should I Change My Adopted Child’s Name?Changing the Forename of Your Adopted InfantChanging the Forename of Your Older Adopted ChildHow to Officially Change Your Adopted Child's Forename Deed pollParental consentAbandoning the old nameChanging the Surname of Your Adopted ChildHow to Officially Change Your Adopted Child's Surname If the child is a resident of ScotlandCosts Associated […]

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June 17, 2020
Changing a name on a house deed

ContentsDo I need a solicitor to change the name on a deed?How much does it cost to change the name on the deed of a house?How do I change the name on a deed after a death?Should I remove a deceased person from a deed? Are you looking to change the name on a house […]

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June 1, 2020
Correcting a Birth Certificate in the UK

ContentsWho can change the information on a UK birth certificate?Correcting a Spelling Mistake on a Birth CertificateChanging the Surname on a UK Birth CertificateChanging the Forename on a UK Birth CertificateChanging the Gender on a UK Birth CertificateHow can I correct my birth certificate online?Can I change my name without going to court?How much is […]

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May 21, 2020
The Worst Baby Names in the UK

ContentsWorst Boys’ NamesWorst Girls NamesHow to Change Your Name in the UK When it’s time to decide on a name for a new baby, some parents get extremely creative and come up with regrettably unforgettable designations. Though these names are often concocted with the purest intentions, they can get in the way of things like […]

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May 21, 2020
The Best Guide for Civil Partnerships in the UK

ContentsWhat is a civil partnership?Can a straight couple have a civil partnership?How to form a civil partnershipRegistering the civil partnershipHow much does it cost for a civil partnership?Can you change your name after a civil partnership?Advantages and Disadvantages of Civil Partnerships vs. Traditional Marriage Couples who wish to legally formalize their relationship in the UK […]

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April 27, 2020
Choosing a double barrel surname

ContentsWhat is a double-barrelled surname?Can I have a double-barrelled surname?How does a double-barrel surname work?Which name goes first in a hyphenated last name?What happens when two double-barrelled surnames marry?Can I double-barrel my child's name?Famous People With Double-Barrel Surnames ***Please note: if you would like to double barrel your surname by deed poll click here. What […]

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March 23, 2020
I Hate My Name

I hate my name. I really hate my name.  Hear me out. What happens when you have a father who loves Star Wars more than anything else in the world. You get a name like mine, Chewy. Yes, that is Chewy like Chewbacca the Wookie.  Growing up was difficult. Kids can be quite mean if […]

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March 17, 2020
How to Make a Fresh Start in Your Life

ContentsA fresh start after a divorceA fresh start from debtBenefits of changing your name when making a fresh startChange your mindsetLearn a new skill/challenge For some people, there might come the point where it becomes clear that something needs to change.  You may come to realize that the path you’re on is not leading you […]

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