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  civil law notary - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Civil law notaries are trained jurists who often receive the same training as advocating jurists — those with a legal education who become litigators such as barristers in the United Kingdom or avocats in France.
Civil law notaries are usually limited to areas of private law — that law which resolves between private individuals and involves minimal or no state intervention.
A civil law notary should not be confused with a notary public in the United States, which has none of the legal powers which civil law notaries possess.
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  Civil law notary
A civil law notary should not be confused with a notary public which is a public office in common law jurisdiction that allows the office holder to administer oaths, see: Notary public.
Civil law notaries are trained jurists who often receive the same training as advocating jurists, i.e.
Notaries are usually limited to areas of private law, i.e.
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 Articles and News - Arizona notary bonds for new notaries and renewing notary commission
When the civil law experienced its renaissance in medieval Italy from the 12th century onwards, the notary was established as a central institution of that law, a position which still obtains in countries whose legal systems are derived from the civil law.
Documents certified by notaries are sealed with the notary's seal or stamp and are recorded by the notary in a register (also called a "protocol") maintained and permanently kept by him or her.
A notary may only authenticate a person based upon that person's documentation of their identity (such as a driver's license or identification card), or by the notary's own personal knowledge of the person appearing before them, use of witnesses to identify an individual is not permitted.
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 Notary public - dKosopedia
In Civil Law countries, such as France, Mexico and Germany, a notary is something a cross between a county clerk and recorder and a transactional lawyer.
Notaries in civil law countries are trained as lawyers and purchase a right to operate in a particular jurisdiction in a manner somewhat similar to a New York Stock Exchange floor trading privilege.
In the United States it is not uncommon for notary publics of the lesser common law type to prey upon immigrants from civil law countries by deceiving them into believing that they have the qualifications and authority of a civil law notary, particularly in regard to real estate, tax and immigration matters.
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 Feature: Civil Law Notary: An Office Whose Time Has Come?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
If the civil law notary drafts the relevant legal document, he or she must make sure that the legal instrument accurately represents the intent of the parties, that the parties understand the legal nature and effect of the instrument, and that the legal instrument complies with applicable law.
After the civil law notary is satisfied that the legal instrument is properly drafted and understood by the parties, he or she authenticates the legal instrument.
The office of a civil law notary is a public office, and as an appointed public official, the civil law notary is subject to ethical standards as well as special civil and criminal liability for abuse or misuse of the office.
www.dcbar.org /for_lawyers/washington_lawyer/march_2005/notary.cfm   (1994 words)

  
 The Civil Law Notary
The notary at civil law is a highly trained public official who drafts private agreements into documentary language and then functions as an archivist of the document he or she creates.
The notary's original signature at the end of the act provides prima facie evidence at civil law that the agreement he witnessed actually took place and is therefore enforceable between the parties, by society if need be.
One of the subtleties of the civil law notarial act is the manifest context of its safekeeping, a context that further guarantees its authenticity.
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A civil law notary is roughly analogous to a common law solicitor, except that, unlike solicitors, civil law notaries do not practice litigation to any degree.
Law is a theoretical and abstract discipline, and working as a lawyer represents the practical application of legal theory and knowledge to solve real problems or to advance the interests of those who retain (i.e., hire) lawyers for legal services.
In many civil law countries, prosecutors are trained and employed as part of the judiciary; they are law-trained jurists, but may not necessarily be lawyers in the sense that the word is used in the common law world.
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 Bennetts US Law Practice
A Florida civil law notary is a qualified, experienced lawyer who has completed a course of training and rigorous examination and is authorized by the State of Florida to grant public faith to certain common, everyday transactions.
Civil law notaries are a part of a long and respected tradition reaching back to the early middle ages across Europe.
All civil law notaries follow a strict regimen and subscribe to the highest ethical standards to protect their public acts and the sanctity of their office.
www.bennettlaw.co.uk /us/notary.html   (213 words)

  
 Civil law notary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil law notaries are trained jurists who often receive the same training as advocating jurists — those with a legal education who become litigators such as barristers in England and Wales and Northern Ireland or avocats in France and in Quebec.
Civil law notaries are usually limited to areas of private law — that law which resolves controversies between private individuals and involves minimal or no state intervention.
With the exclusion of Louisiana, a civil law notary should not be confused with a notary public in the United States, which has none of the legal powers which civil law notaries possess.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_law_notary   (369 words)

  
 GOVSTANDARD.COM: Advocate - Civil Law Notary
A barrister is a lawyer found in some Common law jurisdictions who principally, but not exclusively, represents litigants as their advocate before the courts of that jurisdiction.
Civil law notaries are trained jurists who often receive the same training as advocating jurists — those with a legal education who become litigators such as barristers in England and Wales and Northern Ireland or avocats in France.
With the exclusion of Louisiana, a civil law notary should not be confused with a notary public in the United States, which has none of the legal powers which civil law notaries possess.
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 Karel’s Legal Blog » Blog Archive » CIVIL LAW NOTARIES IN THE NETHERLANDS ANTILLES AND ARUBA
Civil law notaries are appointed for life, which for practical purposes means until their resignation, removal under serious circumstances or until they have reached the age of 65.
A civil law notary operates under a strict oath of secrecy and may not refuse his services, unless he is uncertain about a party’s identity, willingness, mental awareness or has cause to suspect fraud.
If civil law notaries and attorneys are member of the same law firm, they must be organized in such a manner that there is a strict separation between activities of the civil law notaries and the attorneys representing or counseling individual clients.
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 6-02 Intellectual Property law section newsletter
Typically, the civil law notary (a) authenticates instruments, (b) drafts legal documents and provides legal advice in an impartial manner, and (c) acts as a kind of public record office by maintaining a protocol or registry of all authentic acts issued by the civil law notary.
The civil law notary combines in his/her acts the competence traditionally associated with a public official with the discretion and responsibility of a private legal professional.
Significantly, the Civil Law Notary Act explicitly states that the regulation of lawyers remains with the Illinois Supreme Court and is not affected by this legislation.
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 RESOURCES AVAIL.
A certificate legalizing or authenticating the signature of a person executing an instrument concerning real property and to which a civil-law notary or notary public of that country has affixed her or his official seal is sufficient as an acknowledgment.
Notaries may accept the new cards as identification if the card is current (unexpired) or was issued within the past five years.
The main function of the Notary Section -- to educate and assist Notaries -- is accomplished in several ways: by publishing and distributing educational materials, particularly the notary laws and the Governor's Reference Manual for Notaries; by answering telephone inquiries from Notaries; and by conducting notary seminars.
www.notarycourse.com /resources_avail_.htm   (1112 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Lawyer
A lawyer or attorney at law is an individual licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law and other legal agencies.
"civil law notary", and "solicitor" -- and many of these names indicate specific classes or ranks of jurists.
This statistic is misleading because it is difficult to compare numbers of law professionals between different legal systems because the roles of these professionals vary and some of the work that is done in the United States by a lawyer is performed by several different types of professionals in other countries.
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 Comparative Law - CivilLawNotary
The law was intended to bridge the divide between the common-and civil- law countries and thereby facilitate international commerce.
Under the law of the State of Florida, Section 118.10, Florida Statutes, this authentic act is legally equivalent to the authentic acts of civil-law notaries in all jurisdictions outside the geographic borders of the United States and is issued on the authority of the Secretary of State.
Under the laws of the State of Florida, §; 118.10 Fla. Stat., this Act is legally equivalent to the Authentic Acts of Civil Law Notaries in all jurisdictions outside the geographic borders of the United States, and issued on the authority of the Florida Secretary of State.
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 What's So Special About Louisiana Law?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Common law was spread by England and adopted by the lands and territories conquered or established by the English, ie.
In civil law jurisdictions, the notary or notary public is a public official who has broad powers and responsibilities.
In many jurisdictions the powers of the notary are reserved to attorneys and in some cases you must have been a practicing attorney for many years before becoming a notary.
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 William J. Freeman, Alabama Counselor, Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary
Notaries facilitate, avert or reduce court intervention by drawing up and authenticating contracts and agreements which in substance, comply with the law and which in form, are effective and enforceable.
Civil Law Notaries remain lawyers in private legal matters and must hold a law degree and be admitted to practice law in their jurisdictions.
The civil law notary's vocation in private matters is to afford legal security and certainty to those with recourse to the law and thus avert litigation by offering impartial advice and ensuring that the documents he or she drafts are legal, authentic and of a public nature.
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 THE NOTARY OFFICE AND ITS IMPACT
By definition, the Notary is a citizen of high moral character and integrity and an impartial witness appointed to perform notarial acts of a non-legal or ministerial nature.
The Notary shall require the presence of each signer and oath-taker in order to carefully screen each for identity and willingness, and to observe that each appears aware of the significance of the transaction requiring a notarial act.
And, because activity of the civil law Notary will very likely be limited to international transactions, such as Alabama, or broad-based but internationally focused activity like that of Florida, the scope of the traditional Notary can remain unchanged while benefiting from the associated influences of a legal professional.
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 Business: Notary history
Often notaries used metal or ceramic dies to affix signatures that were then sealed with wax.
Notaries still rank with lawyers in many European and Latin American countries as a neutral third party who reviews transactions and contracts and ensures all sides understand what they are signing.
Notaries became a permanent part of the local landscape when frontier Florida became a territory in 1822.
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 Professional Civil Law Notaries of Louisiana
To do this, it was realized that Civil Law Notaries are public officials (not public servants), appointed by the Governor for life, and that the oversight rests with the Secretary of State and the District Judges.
It was the intent to give these notaries contact with other notaries who can share, give strength to the body, to engage teachers and speakers at the local levels with information about changes and to enhance knowledge both in form and substance related to our duties..all for the good of the membership.
The Notary shall, as a government official, serve all of the public in an honest, fair and unbiased manner.
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 Austrian chamber for notaries - Activities and Services
Civil law notaries are unbiased and impartial counsellors who offer a comprehensive range of legal services.
Surveys have shown that countries in which the notarial system is not practiced have a higher rate of disputes being settled in court.
This is no wonder, since civil law notaries are there to set things straight from the start and spare you having to go to court later on.
www.notar.at /en/portal/dernotar/actvitiesandservices   (335 words)

  
 Sample Issue - July 2001 - Louisiana Notary - The Notary's Newsletter
The proposal to mandate continuing legal education for non-attorney notaries was deferred by the House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.
Notaries closing real estate sales are not among those specifically exempted from the application of the statute.
Notaries can benefit and help their constituency by developing relationships with contractors and tradesmen and their attorneys.
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 Notary, Notary Public, Civil Law Notary, New Orleans, Louisiana, Notary Public, KDaley880's Home Page 2
Generally, Louisiana Civil Law Notaries can only perform wedding or marriage ceremonies, if they are also ordained ministers, clergy, judges or justices of the peace.
Do you know that Louisiana's Law and notary system is based upon the Napoleonic Code, French and Spanish Civil law rather than the English common law system.
Louisiana civil law notaries public are only authorized to perform official duties within their jurisdictions as delineated by law.
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 Notary Public Law: Expert Witness : Consulting Services : Alfred E. Piombino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Actions involving notaries public, commissioners of deeds, justices of the peace, attorneys, notaries ex-officio and others are handled.
He is not engaged in the trade of selling notary surety bonds, insurance policies for notary errors and omissions coverage, notary application services, notary association or society memberships, notary official seals or notary stationery and forms.
Moreover, he is not a career civil servant employed by the government whose function with notaries public and commissioners of deeds is limited to ministerial-type, administrative and clerical tasks.
www.notarypubliclaw.com /expertwitness.shtml   (414 words)

  
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The notary public known by most Floridians is someone they may need occasionally in a legal transaction, who checks their ID, watches them sign a legal document, stamps it with their notary seal, and maybe charges a couple bucks for the service.
While these civil-law notaries are all private legal professionals, and their network is entirely private sector, they are delegated something called the "authentication power of the state" by their governments.
As a fellow civil-law notary, a German notary ("notar") receiving the Florida civil-law notary's authentic act will accept it for use in the German banking transaction, since between notaries an authentic act is entitled to a presumption of correctness as to the facts and law it states.
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 Notarial Law - Dutch taught programmes - Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)
The civil law notary in the Netherlands, not quite the same as the notary public in other countries, plays an important role in private and commercial life.
The civil law notary sees to it that agreements made in writing between various parties can only be interpreted in one way.
Other situations also require a civil law notary, for example the transfer of property after it has been sold, or the founding of an association, firm or official foundation.
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