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What should I do when a legal name on a Deed has changed (i.e. due to marriage, legal name change)?
Generally, a change of name may be acknowledged by the Trustee of the Trust at a meeting after receiving, for example, a change of name or marriage certificate.
However, we understand that sometimes third parties (like banks) have their own internal policies requiring you to produce documentation in the form of a deed to confirm the change of name. If this is the case, email firstname.lastname@example.org to be referred to our legal services provider who can assist on a fee-for-service basis.
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