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What Is an Online Notary and How to Use It

Many of us have to notarize documents now and then, as notarization is often required for many pressures and legal transactions. For example, almost all transactions in the real estate industry require the service of a licensed notary public. A Notary Public is an integrity or official appointed by a state government to serve as a witness in performing a number of official acts related to... [Continue Reading]

What Is a Notary Public?

Most people have heard the term "notary public" and "notarized signature" but have no idea who notaries are and what they actually do. A notary public is a sworn and bonded official of a particular U.S. state who is appointed by the Secretary of State. In carrying out these duties, a notary public is expected to exercise independent judgment as well as following the state law. If the... [Continue Reading]

Interior Minister: Notary Public Offices should be a true public service

Proposed amendment to the Law on Registry and Notary Public Offices seeks a transparent system and an actual public service, Minister of the Interior and Justice Jesse Chacón said. Chacón went on Wednesday to the National Assembly (AN) Domestic Policy Committee. There, he submitted to deputies the draft prepared by his ministry. The minister thinks that the state should further... [Continue Reading]

The Notary Dilemma: Should I Use a Mobile Notary?

There are many different Notary Public services available to each of us. Lawyers will provide this service for their personal clients or for someone that walks in to the office. However, you can bet the cost will be steep. There are clergymen that can do the Notary task as well, yet sometimes there may be a conflict of interest in the type of document that needs to be witnessed. Then there are... [Continue Reading]

Notary public scams prey on immigrants

When Salvadoran immigrant Irma Yolanda Membreno-Alemán wanted to apply for temporary asylum, she did what she would have done for any legal matter back home: She went to see a notario publico. It was a lost-in-translation mistake that cost her thousands of dollars, a rejection of her petition and loss of her work authorization and her job, a lawsuit claims. In much of Latin America, most... [Continue Reading]