deed poll

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a deed made and executed by only one party

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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.
According to Deed Poll thousands of people choose a new moniker for one reason or another.
The UK Deed Poll Service's chief executive Mike Barratt yesterday confirmed he had not paid pounds 4,000 to the children's charity, or the pounds 1,000 he promised Eileen DeBont if she altered her moniker to that of Pudsey, its mascot.
There is another form of deed poll but this involves attending the Supreme Court and can be the most expensive way to go about things.
Last year the UK Deed Poll Service issued 54,000 deed polls, 10% more than the previous year.