If a name change is recorded, we index it by the old name and the new one to
make a clear trail. We change the Grand List to reflect the name change.
This changes the tax bill.
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From: "Town of Putney" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 11:49 AM
Subject: Name Changes
> How does your Town handle the name changes that come in for recording?
> People assume that it will automatically change the deed. We indicate on
> the original deed the name change information for researchers. As to the
> tax bills, we change the address to show the name of the property per the
> deed and then "In Care of..... " with the new name change.
> Do you do it differently?
> Barbara Taylor
> Asst Clerk Putney