Can a Georgia state notary notarize a Will?


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2013-08-19 03:45:22
2013-08-19 03:45:22

That is what a notary does. The notarize signatures for wills and other legal documents.

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Notaries don't notarize documents. They notarize signatures. So long as the signature occurs in the presence of the notary in the state by which the notary is licensed, they may notarize the signature.

If they are a notary in Florida. Notaries can only notarize in the state where they were authorized.

No. An Indiana Notary Public can only notarize in the county in which they are commissioned.

No. When a Georgia notary leaves the boundaries of the State of Georgia, his jursidiction ends and he can not act officially. Likewise, Florida notaries can not perform notarial acts outside Florida.

A notary is a notary, I don't see why not.

A notary can notarize the signature if it is signed in front of them and done in the state where the notary is licensed. Where the signing person lives does not matter.

No. A notary can only notarize a signature that occurs in front of them, in the state where they are designated as a notary.

A notary can notarize in the state where they are sworn. The Kansas notary can notarize the signature if it is notarized in front of them in Kansas. If the document is signed in Florida, a Florida notary must be present to notarize.

Notaries do not notarize documents. They notarize signatures, and they are only permitted in the state by which they are licensed. It does not matter what the document is. If the document is signed in Pennsylvania in the presence of a Pennsylvania notary, that notary can notarize the signature. If the document is signed in any other state, or outside of the presence of the notary, the notary cannot notarize the signature.

Yes, as long as the Georgia resident is actually in the State of Florida when the Florida notary notarizes the document, and the venue on the document must state "STATE OF FLORIDA, COUNTY OF ________".

No. Notaries can only notarize in the state in which they reside.

A notary who is licensed by the state of Connecticut can only notarize documents within the boundaries of that state. The document can be used anywhere.

The authority to notarize is granted by the state. If the documents are signed in West Virginia, the notary can notarize them.

A New York State notary can refuse to notarize a document if he or she believes the document is fraudulent or that the signatory has not established his or her identity to the satisfaction of the notary, or if the signatory has not paid the $2 fee. A notary cannot refuse to notarize a document for discriminatory reasons.

No. In general, a notary must be standing in his jurisdiction to issue a valid notarization.

A notary does not notarize a document. A notary notarizes a signature. The notary is not prohibited from notarizing a family member's signature.

no a notary can't notarize their own signature

It's never a good idea to notarize for your spouse or family member, but it generally is not illegal.

A New York notary can notarize anything executed in New York. They cannot do so in another state.

No. A notary is given power by his/her state and has no authority outside of that.

If they are also a notary in the other state, they can. The NY notary license stops at the NY border.

A notary public does not notarize a document. He/she can notarize a signature.

No. You may only use your notary powers in the state that granted them.

No. A California Notary cannot notarize a Hawaiin document document while THEY, themselves, are in Hawaii. Their commission is only good within the state that issued it. A Hawaiian Notary would have to notarize a document meant to be used in Hawaii.

A notary does not notarize a document. He/she notarizes a signature. A CA notary can notarize any signature that is signed before him/her, once he/she has verified the identity of the signor, within the state the CA. There is no limitation on the document or where it may be used.

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