Scottish Law Questions? Ask a Scots Lawyer
Ah perhaps I wasn't clear. I did go through the proces of changing my passport, driving license and bank accounts to my husband's surname, and now I want to change these back. In fact my marriage certificate doesn't show a new post-marriage name at all.
So my question is around what I need to do in order to revert to my maiden name. Given that my birth certificate and marriage certificate show my maiden name, but passport, drivers license and bank account show my husband's name.
I think that in English law I would need to go to Deed Poll, however, under Scottish law I have been led to believe that might not be necessary.
Would it make any difference that I am a Danish national and have a Danish passport?
When I applied to change the name on my documents & bank account I was asked to provide my marriage certificate as evidence of the change of name. As I say however, strictly speaking it does not show a name change - this is only implied by tradition. When I go to change the name back I expect to be asked to provide a document to prove the change somehow like a divorce certificate or a Deed Poll. I want to know that/whether I can push back on this?