Change of Name

Our specialist Family Law Team regularly prepare Change of Name Deeds on behalf of clients.

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We provide advice on the necessary documents, options available, costs and timescales.

When a Change of Name Deed is required for a child, we advise on whose consent is required and can also advise on options available if consent is withheld by a parent and advice on what Court applications may be available.

We will provide detailed advice on timescales and costs.

We provide certified copies on completion to assist you in serving copies on all the agencies you will need to notify of the change of name and can prepare the documents at short notice if urgently required.

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    Ainsley Pritchard - Head of department

    Ainsley qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and has specialised in family and matrimonial law throughout her career. She joined Dootsons in 2011 and is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and a member of Resolution, a national organisation of family lawyers. Ainsley is also a fully qualified Family Mediator and is a member of the Family Mediators Association.