June 1, 2020
Correcting a Birth Certificate in the UK

Normally, it isn’t possible to change the name, date, or any other details on a birth certificate in the UK. That’s because a birth certificate is a historical record that states a set of facts as they existed at the time of the certificate holder’s birth. Though it is possible to change your legal name, […]

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May 21, 2020
The Worst Baby Names 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 gainful employment or opportunities to be taken seriously in a group of […]

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

Couples who wish to legally formalize their relationship in the UK can enter into either marriage or a civil partnership. These two options for legal recognition of a relationship gives UK couples the ability to choose the legal situation that most appeals to them in terms of their religious beliefs. In 2005, civil partnerships were […]

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April 27, 2020
Choosing a double barrel surname

What is a double-barrelled surname? A double-barrelled surname is created by combining the surnames of a married couple by either using a hyphen or by simply adding the second name onto the husband’s or wife’s existing surname. Over the past two decades, double-barrelled surnames have become a lot more popular in the UK. However, they […]

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March 23, 2020
What to Do if You Hate Your Name

When you think about it, the way naming tradition works in many cultures around the world, including the western world, is quite interesting. Your name plays a role in almost every aspect of your life.  It’s what your friends, family, and colleagues use to communicate with you. Your name is on every single official document, […]

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

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 to the life you’ve envisioned and that you cannot continue down the same road. Whether it’s a relationship, your health, finances, or some other […]

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February 27, 2020
How to update your name with the HM Land Registry after a name change

If you’ve recently changed your name, you might be wondering how that affects your property documents, because you want to make sure your rights as a UK land or property owner are protected under your new name. You might be wondering who the relevant authority is, and how you can let them know about your […]

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