strange: Notarizing Oddities - It's not always a sheet of paper - 01/23/18 04:44 PM
Notarizing Oddities
The vast majority of what we notarize are documents. They are on paper, be it letter or legal size; paper is what we usually notarize. But, we are not limited to that medium. If something can be signed, IMHO it can be notarized. Let me start with an extreme example. My client had caught a really big fish; and he wanted the fish notarized. That was in addition to his picture standing alongside of the fish. First the picture, that was an easy one. He wrote his statement on the back, “I caught ……”. I, using a standard wording notary … (1 comments)

strange: The Notary brought Flowers - 11/24/17 02:21 AM
The Notary brought Flowers
Everyone who deals with the public runs into strange situations, notaries are not an exception. Naturally, the names are omitted; but the events are accurately portrayed. I get a call from a young lady lawyer with an estate settlement “holdup”. One of the witnesses to the signing of the 12 year old will was notarized improperly. The Probate Court is insisting on a notarized statement from that witness; in effect – re-notarizing her signature. Of course the notarization date is “in the present” – but the witness, alas “doesn’t want to be bothered”.
Not being an attorney, I don’t … (0 comments)

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