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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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Fun names issued by Deed Polls include Jelly-fish McSaveloy, Toasted T Cake, Nineteen Sixty-Eight, Hong Kong Phooey, Daddy Fantastic, One-One-Eight Taxi, Ting A Ling, Huggy Bear, Donald Duck, Jojo Magicspacemonkey and James Bond.
A Deed Poll document must be signed and witnessed to authorise it.
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The new name was registered via The Legal Deed Poll Service.
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Mrs Cummins, who was divorced and had changed her name by deed poll to Jackson,had a long history of alcoholism and was suffering from depression.