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Can a notary public notarize a document for a family member?
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 document 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.
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