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  Notary public - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1279 the Archbishop of Canterbury was authorised by the Pope to appoint notaries.
In certain circumstances a notary may act for both parties to a transaction as long as there is no conflict between them, and in such cases it his or her duty is to ensure that the transaction that they conclude is fair to both sides.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Notary_public   (3519 words)

 Notary Quick - Notary Public Commissions and Supplies in Austin, Texas. - FAQs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A notarization typically means the signer acknowledged to the Notary that he or she signed the document willingly or vouched under oath or affirmation that the contents of the document were true.
A Notary is forbidden from preparing legal documents or acting as a legal advisor unless he or she is also an attorney.
Notaries may not refuse service on the basis of race, religion, nationality, lifestyle, or because the person is not a client or customer.
www.notary-quick.com /249074.html   (606 words)

 Learn more about Civil law notary in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 les avocats of 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 which is a public office in common law jurisdiction that allows the office holder to administer oaths and perform certain witness functions.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /c/ci/civil_law_notary.html   (271 words)

 Maine Notaries & Dedimus Justices
Notary Public is an ancient office with many citations throughout Maine statute.
Authentications/Apostilles are often called "legalizations," sometimes "incumbencies" or "certifications"; an apostille is a form of authentication appropriate to countries which have signed the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
The office of Justice of the Peace was merged into that of Notary Public between 1981 and 1988.
www.state.me.us /sos/cec/rcn/notary/not.htm   (191 words)

 Notary Public
A notary public commission issued by the State of Maryland does not authorize the holder to act as a notary public in another state or the District of Columbia.
Generally, a notary should not refuse to notarize a document solely because the individual requesting notarization is not a client or customer of the notary or the notary's employer.
A notary public has no authority to certify a copy of a public record, a publicly recorded document, a school record or diploma, a professional license, or any other public or private document or record which does not pertain to the notary public's official acts.
www.sos.state.md.us /Notary/Notary.htm   (2047 words)

 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Notary shall, as a government officer and public servant, serve all of the public in an honest, fair and unbiased manner.
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.
The Notary shall affix a seal on every notarized document and not allow this universally recognized symbol of office to be used by another or in an endorsement or promotion.
lumpykarma.com /notary.html   (863 words)

 Florida Division of Corporations - Notary Commissions and Apostille/Certification Sections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To be eligible to become a notary public, one must be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of Florida.
Anyone interested in becoming a notary public needs to complete an application packet which may be obtained from one of the bonding agencies that has been approved to electronically submit application information to the Division of Corporations, Notary Commissions Section or downloaded from our site.
The Notary Section of the Governor's Legal Office is responsible for educating and assisting notaries throughout the State of Florida and is located in Room 209 of the Capitol Building.
notaries.dos.state.fl.us /notary.html   (533 words)

 Notaries Public / Alabama Secretary of State
Notaries in the State of Alabama are appointed and commissioned by the probate judges of the various counties.
However, the records filed with this office regarding the appointment and commissioning of notaries are a matter of public record and are available for review by the general public.
The statutes governing notaries are available for review on line, courtesy of the Alabama Legislature.
www.sos.state.al.us /notary/index.htm   (255 words)

 Notary Forms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Notary must administer a verbal oath or affirmation.
Notary makes (or supervises) the making of a photocopy of the original document.
Notary makes sure copy is an exact replica of original document.
www.sos.state.ia.us /notaries/notary_forms.html   (122 words)

 Notary: Legal Advisor
As a sought-after confidant, your notary will suggest the action to be taken in the event of an adoption; the procedure to be followed for changing your name; the method for correcting an act of civil status; the conditions required to protect incapable persons.
It is the duty of the notary to inform all the parties to the deed of their respective rights and obligations even it they have opposing interests.
In a notarial deed are put your proposals of legal importance into concrete form and are the true reflection of your desires.
www.notaries.net /legaladv.htm   (754 words)

 New Mexico Notary Public  A Message From  Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to an increase in the application fee and the surety bond amount, the new law also provides duties and responsibilities for the notary as well as increased fees that notaries may charge for their services.
As a Notary Public you are a state official serving an important function.
Please note that the turnaround time for a notary application is five to seven working days from the time we receive the application.
www.sos.state.nm.us /notary-open.htm   (432 words)

 The Notary Law Institute - America's Most Reliable Source for Notary Public Information
Notary public training and education, through "notarizing made simple", has earned the Notary Law Institute America's highest honor of being the most respected notary education, service, and notary supplies provider in the United States.
Since 1990, the Notary Law Institute has focused on the principles of notary law of every state, including statutory law and case law.
Notarial services are governed by law and notaries are required to know the basics.
www.notarylaw.com   (177 words)

 Notary Database - Nationwide Notary Listings Database
Notary Database is a Notary Public database that offers an economical, yet aggressive advertising solution to Notaries Public nationwide.
In the notarial industry, as with many other industries, exposure is key to success.
By becoming a Notary Database member your are maximizing your exposure to lenders, escrow, title, closing, and signing companies and individuals, who can find you and your business information through our advanced searchable database and contact you directly.
www.notarydatabase.com   (203 words)

 Kansas Secretary of State - Notary Public
A notary public holds an important position in our state, and we offer this instantly-accessible Web site to promote the professional conduct of this historic service.
The notary public serves to prevent fraud and forgery by acting as an official, unbiased witness to the identity of the person who signs a document.
Required by law to be physically present at the signing event, this important officer also observes and attests to the competence of the signer and whether there may be duress involved.
www.kssos.org /business/business_notary.html   (117 words)

 Louisiana Secretary of State Notary Division - Index
Exam Deadlines Changed — In order to accommodate notary examination applicants, the deadline for approved applications to be submitted to this office is changed from 45 days to 30 days prior to examination date.
Notary Identification Numbers — Notary Identification Numbers have been assigned and are now in the Notary Database.
Any resident citizen or alien of the state, eighteen years of age or older, may be appointed a notary public in and for the parish in which he resides provided that he meets the requirements established by law.
www.sec.state.la.us /notary-pub/notary-index.htm   (932 words)

 WVSOS - Notary Public - Main Page
The authority of a notary public is generally limited to acknowledging the signature of a person to a document or to an oath signed within the state.
The role of the notary is to assure that the signature on a document is the true signature of the person he or she claims to be.
If you are a notary or a person trying to obtain a proper notarization on a document, we urge you to review the practice handbook and the FAQs to help avoid future problems with your documents.
www.wvsos.com /notary/main.htm   (204 words)

 The National Notary Association Online - The Professional Notary Resource
As THE national representative of the American Notary, we are dedicated to furthering the role of the Notary, including educating lawmakers, businesses and state officials on the Notary's ever-expanding role in fraud prevention and homeland security issues.
Notaries asked to identify evacuees who are without identity documents and not personally known to the Notary can rely on a credible witness or a written statement by a disaster relief official.
With your assistance, the National Notary Foundation is once again coming to the aid of victims in their greatest time of need.
www.nationalnotary.com   (380 words)

 Welcome Iowa Notary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Notary Public is a person of integrity appointed by the Secretary of State to serve the public as an impartial and unbiased witness by identifying persons who come before the Notary.
Notary services are extremely important and it is necessary that a notary fully understand all of the accompanying responsibilities.
This pocketbook is designed to assist Iowa notary publics as they perform their duties.
www.sos.state.ia.us /notaries   (261 words)

 Notary Training and Supplies - Empowered Notary, LLC
Notary education is required in Florida, and we are certified by the Florida Governor's office as an authorized notary training provider.
This course is highly recommended to veteran notaries also, to protect you from liability through error or omission or a simple misunderstanding of what the law requires of you and prohibits you from doing.
Training, supporting, and supplying the notary and supplying and supporting the licensed architect, engineer, and other professional is critically important to us, as is providing fun and functional personal and commercial ink stamps, seals and embossers made to order for any home and business.
www.empowerednotary.com   (398 words)

 IDSOS Notary Public Index
The Notary Public application is the last page of the Notary Handbook and is a fillable form if you have Acrobat Reader version 4.0 or higher.
Notaries are appointed by the Secretary of State for terms of six years.
Each applicant for appointment must: (1) be at least 18 years old, (2) be a resident of or employed in the state of Idaho, (3) be able to read and write the English language, and (4) not have been removed from office for misconduct nor convicted of a serious crime within the last ten years.
www.idsos.state.id.us /notary/npindex.htm   (460 words)

 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Notary supplies may be purchased in the Marketplace.
A Notary Public is a public officer appointed under authority of state law with power to administer oaths, certify affidavits and take acknowledgments.
No person may be appointed to public office in Franklin County, Ohio unless he or she is 18 years of age or over and is a county resident.
www.cbalaw.org /notary   (314 words)

 VA Secretary of the Commonwealth: Notary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Please note that the turnaround time for a notary application is 5 to 6 weeks from the time we receive it.
The office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth is responsible for the commissioning of Notaries Public throughout the Commonwealth, pursuant to § 47.1-8.
A commission as notary is good for four years.
www.commonwealth.virginia.gov /Notary/notary.cfm   (127 words)

 Notary and Document Certification
A notary public is an officer appointed by the Michigan Secretary of State to attest to the authenticity of a person's signature, to administer oaths, and to witness acknowledgements.
It is important for an applicant for notary public, a commissioned notary public, and anyone seeking the services of a notary public to fully understand a notary's public duties and responsibilities as prescribed by this Act.
The Michigan Notary Public Act (2003 PA 238), MCL 55.285 requires that the person whose signature a notary public is witnessing be in the presence of the notary public at the time of notarization.
www.michigan.gov /sos/0,1607,7-127-1638---,00.html   (258 words)

In the United States the notary public may be the local butcher, the new accounts clerk at the bank, the secretary at the office, or practice any other occupation.
The notary public will need from both parties to the transaction: proof of full names, marriage certificates, proof of dates and place of birth, official identification with a photograph, such as passport or driver's license, and your visa to prove that you are in Mexico legally.
Any transaction done with a notary public should not have any problems, as he or she is legally responsible that everything is in order.
www.mexconnect.com /mex_/buymexre.html   (1139 words)

All acknowledgements made by you as a notary public shall be either under an official seal or an official rubber stamp.
Although the law does not require notaries to keep records of their activities, it does require the notary to deposit all notarial records and seals with the secretary of state's office within 3 months of moving out of New Hampshire, resigning, or for any other cause ceasing to be a notary.
If a notary public dies, the executor or guardian of the estate is responsible for depositing any notarial records with the secretary of state.
www.state.nh.us /sos/notary.htm   (645 words)

The Notary Public is an ancient office whose principal duty is to witness the signing of important documents and to administer oaths.
Notaries are appointed by state governments and sworn into office by a Dedimus Justice.
At this website are the required application forms to apply for appointment as a Notary, an on-line Notary handbook, as well as the qualifications needed to be a Notary Public in the State of Maine.
www.libsci.sc.edu /bob/class/clis748/Studentwebguides/ss02/NotaryFinal.html   (943 words)

 American Association of Notaries- Texas notary public
Advocacy--The notary laws that govern our duties as notaries public should be revised as economic, technology, social, and other issues impact the notary industry.
AAN is pleased to represent notaries in Texas as lawmakers consider enacting new laws affecting notary public practices.
Membership--We urge you to join the American Association of Notaries today and be part of a Texas organization that effectively promotes the office of notary public.
www.texasnotary.com   (253 words)

 Notary Public
The Notary Public serves as an impartial witness to the signing of documents, attests to the signature on the document, and may also administer oaths and affirmations.
The State Treasurer appoints a notary public for a five-year period and may renew the appointment for five-year increments.
Candidates, who must be New Jersey residents and are at least 18 years of age, are sworn into office by the clerk of the county in which the candidate resides.
www.state.nj.us /treasury/revenue/dcr/programs/notary.html   (150 words)

 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The role of the Notary has existed since ancient Roman times, when from among those that could write came the official role of "Notarii".
Although Charlene is among California's newest Notary Publics, she is a an experienced businesswoman.
Charlene is a member of the National Notary Association, is bonded and holds errors and omissions insurance for your protection.
www.tehama-notary.com   (232 words)

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