The act of notarization doesn't make a document legally binding, and it simply certifies that the individuals who sign a document are who they purport to be, according to the National Notary Association. Although a legally binding document requires signatures from all the involved parties, not all documents need notarization.Continue Reading
The National Notary Association explains that notarization includes three factors. These include the acknowledgement, or identification of the parties to the document; jurats, which require that the parties sign the document and affirm the truth of their statements; and certified copies, which verify the validity of reproductions of the original document.
A legally binding document is one that can be defended in court. A valid contract, for example, is legally binding on both parties. Signatures symbolize the parties' acceptance of the terms, but it's the acceptance itself that provides the contract's validity, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.Learn more about Is This Illegal?
For individuals on bail, it is a must to get written permission from the bail agent before leaving the state or country, reports AboutBail. If the individual was told not to leave the state or country, it is necessary to get both the bail agent's permission and the court’s permission.Full Answer >
Some government scams of which to be aware involve individuals impersonating government officials, pretending to be a sheriff, the Internal Revenue Service or U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Service officials. These impostors often ask victims to send money or confirm personal identification information such as Social Security numbers, according to the Federal Trade Commission. While posing as government officials, impostors outright threaten victims with arrest or lawsuits; offer free lottery winnings; or ask victims to confirm their billing information.Full Answer >
As stated by the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission, individuals cannot legally buy liquor in Texas on Sundays. This is part of the state's "blue laws," which are a set of laws that prohibit the sale of items due to Sunday being for rest and church. The prohibition of liquor sales also extends to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.Full Answer >
No, it is not illegal for individuals or retail stores to sell used mattresses or mattresses containing used materials. Federal law only mandates that mattresses constructed with used stuffing be labeled.Full Answer >