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Can you notarize for a brother?

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2010-11-13 05:08:30
2010-11-13 05:08:30

You can WITNESS your brothers documents but you cannot Notarize them unless you are a state certified Notary Public.

Even then most (all?) states prohibit a Notary from witnessing a family members documents.

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