FAQ About Notaries
A Notary public is a public official whose powers and duties are defined by statute. A Notary acts as an official, impartial witness to help prevent fraud, a unbiased witness to the identity and signature of the person who comes before the notary for a specific purpose. The person may be taking an oath, giving oral or written testimony, or signing acknowledging his or her signature on a legal document. In each case, the notary attests that the person appearing before the Notary is who that person claims to be.
There are 5 basic acts: 1) taking acknowledgements, 2) administering oaths and affirmations, 3) Certifying affidavits or depositions, 4) certifying “true copies” of documents, 5) performing jurats
No, notarizing does not mean the document is true.
A Notary Signing Agent or NSA is a Notary who has special training to handle loan document signings. Title companies and signing services hire NSAs to deliver loan documents to borrowers, oversee the signing and return the documents.
No we do not have requirements for our customers. Customers have the option of wearing a mask or not, its up to you.