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What is an Apostille or Certificate of Notarial Authority?

An apostille is an International certification attached to documents that have already been signed and notarized by a notary.  In Florida, the Division of Corporations issues these certifications. The Florida Secretary of State is the ONLY competent authority authorized to issue apostille … Continue reading

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       A Notary Public is an official of integrity appointed by the state government to serve the public as an impartial witness in performing a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts related to the signing of important documents. — … Continue reading

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What is a “Self-proving” Affidavit and Who needs one?

To finalize your Will in Florida, you must sign your will in front of two witnesses, and your witnesses must sign your will. In Florida, you do not need to notarize your will to make it legal. However, the release … Continue reading

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What is a Last Will & Testament and Who needs one?

A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses his or her wishes as to how his or her property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, … Continue reading

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Will your parent be able to sign a Durable Power of Attorney? Notary service will be denied if

Notaries have a single obligation to determine whether an individual signing a document is coherent enough to understand the contents of the documents they are signing.  This is the sole purpose of a Notary. Notary service will be denied if … Continue reading

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Do you need to certify the Contents of a Safe-Deposit Box?

  Florida law provides that a financial institution may open a safe-deposit box if the rental fee is past due, providing that proper notice has been made and that certain other conditions are met. A notary public is authorized and required … Continue reading

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What is a Florida Quitclaim Deed?

A quitclaim deed is a type of deed that transfers an interest in real property, like a house, vacant land or a mobile home. The person giving the property is the grantor. The person receiving the property is the grantee. … Continue reading

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What are the Duties of a Custodian of a Last Will & Testament

If you are a custodian of a will it is your duty to produce the will with the Clerk within 10 days of the testator a death…. Florida Statute 732.901 732.901 Production of wills.— (1) The custodian of a will must deposit … Continue reading

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I am a Professional Notary in Broward county for over 20 years. I’ve signed, sealed and notarized HUNDREDS of documents!  I charge a local minimum mobile fee of $50 which includes up to 3 general notary act signatures and me coming … Continue reading

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Do you need to Solemnize your Matrimony? Get Married in Florida!

Florida is one of only three states (the other two are South Carolina and Maine) who authorize their notaries public to “solemnize the rites of matrimony.” §117.045, Florida Statutes. The Florida notary may perform a marriage ceremony providing the couple … Continue reading

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