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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    Heather-Broadfield

    Heather Broadfield - Head of department

    Heather qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 and has specialised in family and matrimonial law throughout her career. She joined Dootsons in 2020 having previously headed a family department at a firm in Cheshire.

    An accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel,  the accreditation is a recognised quality standard for family law practitioners who must be able to show that you have a high level of competence and knowledge in family law.

    Heather is also a member of Resolution, a national organisation of 6500 family lawyers who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to Family Law matters.