Statutory Declarations

Statutory declarations are commonly used to prove status, for example to prove that a person is single and therefore free to marry. Statutory declarations are also used to make declarations of intention to Change a person’s name and declarations of identity.

Unlike affidavits, statutory declarations are not sworn statements. They are however similar to affidavits. They are made in accordance with the Statutory Declarations Act 1835.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £180  for drafting a statutory declaration and a fee of £5 for witnessing signatures of the declarant.

A Statutory Declaration is a written statement of fact that is signed in the presence of

Affidavits

An affidavit is a written and sworn statement of fact which is signed by the affiant (the person making the oath). Affidavits are similar to witness statements but they include a jurat (a person who has taken an oath) instead of a statement of truth.
The person who writes the affidavit is swearing the authenticity of the document in the presence of a solicitor or commissioner of oaths.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £180 for drafting an affidavit and a fee of £5 for witnessing signatures of the declarant.

Certifying Documents As True Copies Of The Originals

Certifying a Document

Certify a document as a true copy of the original by getting it signed and dated by a professional person, like a solicitor.

When you apply for something like a bank account or mortgage, you may be asked to provide documents that are certified as true copies of the original.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £10 per document.

Power Of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document authorising someone to make decisions or act on behalf of another if that person is unable to make their own decisions. A lasting Power of attorney enables you to nominate someone to take care of your affairs if you loose capacity to make your own decisions for example if you had a serious accident, suffered from dementia or fell into a coma.

We are able to draft a power of attorney and witness signatures.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £450 for drafting a single lasting power of attorney and £750 for a lasting power of attorney (property & financial affairs, Health & Welfare). The court fee is £82 to register each Lasting Power of Attorney document.

Change Of Name Deed

A deed poll is a legal document that proves a change of name. Any part of a name can be changed.

We are able to draft a change of name deed and witness signatures of the deponent on the change of name deed.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £180 for drafting a change of name deed and a fee of £5 for witnessing signatures on the change of name deed.

UK Sponsorship Declarations

Sponsorship Declaration is a document which enables the UK sponsor to undertake that if the sponsored person is granted leave to enter the UK, the sponsor will be responsible for the sponsored person’s maintenance, accommodation and care in the UK for a specified period.

We are able to draft sponsorship declaration to assist in an entry clearance application for visit or settlement.

Our Fees

We charge a fee of £180 for drafting a sponsorship declaration and a fee of £5 for witnessing signatures of the declarant.