What should I do when a legal name on a Deed has changed?

Question

What should I do when a legal name on a Deed has changed (i.e. due to marriage, legal name change)?
Note: This article address when there has been a change of name. For instance where an error in the name is being corrected, see: Amending a name on a Trust Deed

Answer

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 legal@nowinfinity.com.au to be referred to our legal services provider who can assist on a fee-for-service basis. 

 

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