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While the laws regarding a notary attaching a loose notary signature line vary, some states, such as Montana, allow notaries to add the statement using a 2-inch by 4-inch shipping label with the appropriate language. The...

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Laws vary based on the state and the purpose of the signature, but, in most cases, notaries public can witness any signatures except their own. When a notary public is not available, witnesses generally must be at least ...

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The American Association of Notaries reports that most jurisdictions do not have a specific ban on notaries notarizing family members' documents but that it is not a good practice to do so. Notaries are banned from notar...

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The notary statement on any notarized document must include the notary's name, seal and signature; the names and signatures of other signatories; and the place and date of notarization. Depending on the jurisdiction and ...

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A notary acknowledgement form is a notary public's official statement that a signature the notary has witnessed is authentic. Notary acknowledgement forms can also be used by judges or other officials, depending on the l...

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In the United States, copies of original documents can usually only be certified by the institution that originally issued the documents or notaries public in certain states. A notary public's authority to perform docume...

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Consequences of forging a signature vary based on relevant federal and state laws and what documents were signed with the fake signature. In most circumstances, forgery is a felony. Courts may sentence people found guilt...

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