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  Notary public - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1279 the Archbishop of Canterbury was authorised by the Pope to appoint notaries.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Notary_public   (5557 words)

  
 I. OFFICE OF NOTARY PUBLIC
A notary public is a public officer whose function is to administer oaths and attest and certify the authenticity of certain classes of documents.
Notaries public shall use and exercise the office of notary public within the boundaries of this state.
A notary public seal shall be affixed to all notarized paper documents and shall be of the rubber stamp type and shall include the words "Notary Public-State of Florida." The seal shall also include the name of the notary public, the date of expiration of the commission of the notary public, and the commission number.
www.notarycourse.com /office_of_notary_public.htm   (1710 words)

  
 Notary Public Underwriters for Florida notary needs. Become a notary or renew your commission!
Notaries public shall be appointed for 4 years and shall use and exercise the office of notary public within the boundaries of this state.
(3) A notary public may not affix his or her signature to a blank form of affidavit or certificate of acknowledgment and deliver that form to another person with the intent that it be used as an affidavit or acknowledgment.
Any notary public who violates this subsection is guilty of a civil infraction, punishable by penalty not exceeding $5,000, and such violation constitutes malfeasance and misfeasance in the conduct of official duties.
www.notarypublicflorida.com /index.cfm?PageID=8   (3748 words)

  
 Notary Public
A notary public commission is valid from the time the person qualified before the Clerk of the Circuit Court until four years from the date the commission was issued.
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.
www.sos.state.md.us /Notary/Notary.htm   (2046 words)

  
 The National Notary Association Online - Become a Notary
A Notary Public is a public servant appointed by state government to witness the signing of important documents and administer oaths.
A notarization typically means the signer acknowledged to the Notary that he or she signed the document 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.
www.nationalnotary.org /howto/index.cfm?text=whatIsNotary   (395 words)

  
 Notary Public John W Saunders - service in the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Notary or Notary Public is a person, often in England and Wales a Solicitor, having through additional qualifications and training been granted the capacity and power to act in legal transactions most frequently associated with foreign jurisdictions.
The qualification of a Notary is internationally recognised.
An individual may need a Notary to assist in the formalities concerning the acquisition, management, or disposal of property abroad; in relation to marriage in a different jurisdiction; in dealing with the Estate of a deceased family member with foreign assets; or perhaps in connection with litigation in another country.
www.notarypublic-uk.info   (418 words)

  
 Notary Public - Best-Ranks.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A notary public (sometimes called a notary or a public notary) is an individual authorized by state or local government to officially witness signatures on legal documents, collect sworn statements and administer oaths.
A notary public uses an embossing tool to verify his or her presence at the time the documents were signed.
A notary public can charge a nominal fee for his or her services, but this fee cannot be seen as excessive.
www.best-ranks.com /notary_public.htm   (259 words)

  
 Notary Public Manual
A Notary Public is a public officer who serves as an impartial witness to the signing of documents and to the acknowledgement of signatures on documents.
A Notary Public is appointed (commissioned) by the State Treasurer for a five-year period, and is sworn into office by the clerk of the county in which he/she resides.
An oath is a spoken pledge, given by a person appearing before the Notary, that his/her attestation or promise is made under an immediate sense of responsibility to a Supreme Being for the truthfulness of a specific statement or statements, or the faithful performance of a specific duty or function.
www.state.nj.us /treasury/revenue/dcr/geninfo/notarymanual.htm   (2754 words)

  
 Notary Public
A notary (or a notary public) is a person legally authorized by a state to administer oaths, take acknowledgments and certify documents.
The notary's signature and seal verify to anyone later examining the document that the person who purported to sign the document is actually the person who did sign it.
Notaries may also certify that a copy of a document is a 'True copy," that is, it is an accurate duplicate of the original.
www.uscg.mil /d7/d7dl/notary_public.htm   (599 words)

  
 Notary Public Educational Information
A Notary Public is, in the true sense of the word, "a public servant" and "an officer of the State of Texas", conveniently located in the community so that the notary may be of service to the public.
The primary duty of a Notary Public is to show that a disinterested party (the Notary Public) has duly notified the signer of an instrument as to the importance of such document, and the signer of such document has declared that the signer's identity, signature, and reasons for signing such instrument are genuine.
If a notary public is brought a document without a certificate and decides which certificate to attach, that notary public would be "practicing law." However, a notary public is provided copies of sample notarial ertificates with his or her notary commission.
www.sos.state.tx.us /statdoc/edinfo.shtml   (3356 words)

  
 Mexico Law Notary Public
The Notary Publics normally perform their duties either in the issuance of a Public Instrument ("Escritura Pública") that will contain that sought by the parties or they will affirm to the signature of a party that signs a document before them.
As well, the Notary Public calculates the taxation and fees that will be payable to government agencies and collect them from the intervening parties and (when the parties so request) performs the registry of the new title at the corresponding Public Registry of Property.
As well, the Notary Public calculates the taxation and fees that will be payable to government agencies and collects them from the intervening parties and (when the parties so request) performs the registry of the new company at the corresponding Public Registry of Commerce (when the parties so request).
www.mexicolaw.com /LawInfo25.htm   (1115 words)

  
 Notary Public
A Notary Public is an officer commissioned by the Michigan Secretary of State to serve as an unbiased and impartial witness.
The most common function of the notary is to prevent fraud by attesting to the identity of a person signing a document.
Each notary public commission is for a 6 to 7-year period ending on the notary’s birthday.
www.co.jackson.mi.us /countyclerksoffice/notary.htm   (486 words)

  
 Duties of a Notary Public
THE CLERK OF Each Notary Public shall have a seal of office and expiration date, which shall be affixed to his/her instruments of publications; however, the absence of such seal or date shall not render his/her acts invalid if his/her official title is affixed.
Each Notary Public has the power to: administer oaths; take depositions and affidavits; take protests for non-payment of bonds, notes, drafts and bills of exchange; take acknowledgements and proofs of deeds and other instruments required by law to be acknowledged; perform all other acts provided by law.
Each Notary Public whose name is legally changed during his/her term in office shall file a name change application with Secretary of State.
www.scsos.com /notaryduties.htm   (493 words)

  
 Notary Public Application Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Notaries public are appointed by the Governor pursuant to Title 29, Chapter 43, Delaware Code.
Notaries public are appointed for either a term of two years ($53.00 fee) or a term of four years ($78.00 fee).
Complete the Notary Public Application, and if you are a non-resident working in Delaware, the Affidavit of Nonresident Applicant, then forward your form(s) to the Secretary of State, Notary Division, 401 Federal Street, Suite 3, Dover, DE, 19901, with your check or money order made payable to the State of Delaware.
www.state.de.us /sos/npinstru.shtml   (339 words)

  
 Nicholas Cook - Notary Public
A Notary mainly acts as an impartial and legally trained witness to authenticate and certify the execution of documents required or intended for use outside the UK.
It is important that a Notary is contacted as early on as possible as requirements vary from country to country and further authentication from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office or applicable Consulate may be necessary.
By virtue of the international status of his office, the signature and seal of a Notary is recognised as evidence of a responsible legal officer in most countries of the world.
www.notarypublic.co.uk   (197 words)

  
 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The document(s) to be notarized must contain notarial wording; otherwise you must know and convey to the notary what type of notarial act needs to be performed.
Notary mobile traveling fee's are not specified as part of the notarization.
Such fees are proper only if the notary and signer(s) agree beforehand on the amount to be charged.
www.cgmobilenotaryservices.com /NotaryPublicServices.html   (236 words)

  
 Notary and Document Certification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The total number of notaries public currently commissioned in the State of Michigan is 118,584.
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.
Public Act 155 of 2006 amends the Michigan Notary Public Act (2003 PA 238) effective May 26, 2006.
www.michigan.gov /sos/0,1607,7-127-1638---,00.html   (252 words)

  
 Notary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Your commission as a notary public will be for 5 years from the date the Governor and Council confirm your appointment.
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 a journal of their notarial acts, it is recommended by the National Notary Association that you do so.
www.sos.nh.gov /notary.htm   (599 words)

  
 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the State of Ohio, a notary public is a person appointed and commissioned by the Governor of the state to:
Notary publics hold their office for a term of 5 years, at which time their term may be renewed.
Attorneys admitted to the practice of law in the State of Ohio hold their offices indefinitely as a notary public.
www.crawford-co.org /Clerk/Notary_Public/notary_public.html   (144 words)

  
 Notary Public Seminars
court must revoke the notary public’s commission and require the notary public to surrender to the court the notary seal.
§ 8225 (Amendment to Section) – Notarial Journal – The new law makes it clear that a person who solicits, coerces, or influences a notary public to improperly maintain the notary public’s journal is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Willfully fails to keep his or her notarial seal under direct and exclusive control: OR e.
www.notarypublicseminars.com /seminarsNotNoCal.asp   (618 words)

  
 Notary Public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A notary is a public official appointed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth for a term of four years.
Today, notaries in Pennsylvania are governed by Title 57 of the Pennsylvania Statutes as amended by Act 151 of 2002, also known as the Notary Public Law.
Please Note: A Notary Public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
www.patriciageorge.com   (419 words)

  
 UK Notary Public, London: Kober-Smith & Associates are a notary public in London offering a range of legal services.
UK Notary Public, London: Kober-Smith & Associates are a notary public in London offering a range of legal services.
If you need a Notary, Notary Public or Public Notary in London (the terms all mean the same thing), we are here to help.
Notaries in England and Wales perform similar functions, in many respects, to these professions We are happy to quote for any work so that you know what your costs will be.
www.notarypublicinlondon.com   (456 words)

  
 SOS, Missouri - Commissions: Notary Public Handbook
Your work as a notary public is very important to the people of Missouri.
The handbook is published by our office as a public service to the more than 60,000 notaries who take acknowledgements, administer oaths and affirmations, and certify copies of documents as true copies.
The notary handbook reprints the provisions of Chapter 486 to provide you with a convenient resource that fully outlines your duties and requirements under the law.
www.sos.mo.gov /business/commissions/pubs/notary   (258 words)

  
 notary public
Certification that the signer personally appeared before the Notary, was positively identified, took an oath or affirmation, and signed a written statement in the Notary's presence.
Notaries Public are not attorneys, are not licensed to practice law in the state of Washington, and are not permitted to give legal advice.
Documents to be used in another state or another country may require verification that the Notary's signature and stamp are genuine and that the Notary had the authority to perform the act at the time of the notarization.
www.conceptscommunication.com /Pages/notary.html   (448 words)

  
 Welcome to the United States Notary Association
Notaries public are not required to take the 90-minute class, although the secretary recommends it to stay updated on new legislation and other issues that affect their duties.
The bill requires the POA to be signed in the presence of either two witnesses or a notary public.
The old law required the advance directive to be signed in the presence of two witnesses and a notary public or justice of the peace.
www.enotary.org   (954 words)

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