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deed poll

A deed signed only by the grantor.This is the typical type of deed,but one rarely hears it called a poll deed or deed poll. Contrast with a deed indented, also called an indenture deed, which contained promises, representations, or warranties by both the seller and purchaser and so required both signatures.The documents were distinguished because the deed poll had a “polled” or clean-cut edge,while the deed indented had an indented or jagged edge.

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These have all been registered with the UK Deed Poll Service so the world is my oyster, so to speak.
The 37-year-old has agreed to officially change her name by deed poll to that of Children in Need's, mascot for a year.
You stroll into your local solicitor's office and execute a deed poll, changing your name to Elvis Presley.
Fothergill, 37, who got his own title by deed poll, said: "I'm operating legally.
The Legal Deed Poll Service said: "Many sought to make the alteration due to divorce, boredom or to bring a bit of cheer to their lives.
The bizarre but legally binding monikers are among 46,000 changes of name registered with the UK Deed Poll Service this year.
Veteran Jimmy White has changed his name by deed poll to James Brown - in a desperate attempt to secure sponsorship for the ailing sport.
Pub boss Chris hilditch has got his seven bar staff to change their names by deed poll to that of the england striker for the World Cup.
CHATTY taxi drivers have been signed up to promote bread makers Warburton - and 20 have even changed their names by deed poll.
Rhys Jones, 30, paid pounds 34 to change his name by deed poll because he thought his real name was a bit dull.
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