Can a Florida notary public notarize a document for a family member?
Here is what it says on http://www.flgov.com/pdfs/ref_manual11-22.pdf page 19: Prohibited Acts for Notaries From Chapter 117, Florida Statutes A notary public may not notarize a signature on a document if: The person whose signature is to be notarized is the spouse, son, daughter, mother, or father of the notary public. §117.107(11). From what I've read brother, sister, cousins (IE. extended family) appear to OK to notarize. Still, just to be safe just get an unrelated notary to notarize your document.
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Answer . Yes, my brother is a notary and he's notarized for me before.. You can notarize for a family member, but it is not a good practice to do so. If the notarized docu…ment goes to court, the opposing lawyer will use the notarization to call the document into question and possibly invalidate the document.. I believe that the rule of thumb is that you should not notarize for a family member in a situation where you might personally benefit.. You can notarize for a family member, but it is not a good practice to do so. If the notarized document goes to court, the opposing lawyer will use the notarization to call the document into question and possibly invalidate the document.
Is there anything illegal about having a family member who is a Notary Public notarize a document for you?
``````````````````````````````````` . You can notarize for a family member, but it is not a goodpractice to do so. If the notarized document goes to court, theopposing lawyer… will use the notarization to call the document intoquestion and possibly invalidate the document. Florida . Here is what it says on this subject in Florida: . Prohibited Acts for Notaries . From Chapter 117, Florida Statutes . A notary public may not notarize a signature on adocument if: . The person whose signature is to be notarized is the spouse,son, daughter, mother, or father of the notary public.Â§117.107(11).
Many states prohibit notary publics from notarizing the signatureof intermediate family members. The safest practice is to have anon-related notary public notarize family memb…ers' documents.
Yes. Notaries are only prohibited from notarizing for a spouse, parent, or child. The governor's office does not recommend that notaries notarize for any family members, but n…otarizing for in-laws is not prohibited by law.
Yes, as long as the person signing the document is in the presence of the notary in FLORIDA, and that the notary wording complies with Florida law (i.e., it must say "STATE OF… FLORIDA, COUNTY OF ______________" and have all other requirements of the Florida Statutes).
In most states, YES. Only cannot notarize their own signature In many states, such as Florida and South Carolina, notaries public may not notarize signatures of themselves…, their parents and grandparents, their siblings, or anyone else when the documents are in the interest of the notary (for example, a deed, a title or will in which the notary would be the beneficiary).
There is no reason that they cannot. The document should not involve the person that is the notary. It can complicate some things, so it would be better if someone else did …it.
No, Michigan notaries have no authority outside the State of Michigan.
Notary Public's can notarize any document they are presented with. It is up to the holder of the document to determine whether that notarization will stand up, or not, where…ver it is presented - NOT the Notary's.
Can I Notarize a document for a family member in New Hampshire
A Family member is a notary of the public. They also have beneficial interest on the document that needs to be notarized. Can they notarize the document?
A notary public cannot notarize a doc that affects them, one way or another.
In State Laws
Yes. Notarization is regulated by state law, which in Florida does not recognize domestic partnerships. The only way this could lead to trouble is if you notarize a document t…hat you have financial (or other) interest in. For example, do not notarize a document that will result in financial gain to you or to your family.
A notary public does not notarize a document. He/she can notarize a signature.
no when noterizing a document. both people need to be there to sign in front of the notarizer
No, Notaries are typically prohibited under the laws of their state from notarizing documents for family members (husband/wife, children, brother/sister, grandparents, parents…, etc). They could always recommend another notary for their families needs.