According to the National Notary Association, a notary should never notarize any document that relates to himself in any way. If he is personally named or will receive any sort of benefit from the document, notarizing it... More »

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... More »

According to The Law Dictionary, getting a document notarized requires taking it to a notary public, showing proof of identity for everyone who needs to sign the document and signing it in front of the notary. The notary... More » Government & Politics Law

Most legal documents indicate where a notary stamp is needed with an "L.S." The raised indentation or printed stamp must not compromise any written language of the document. More » Business & Finance Business Resources

A sample transmittal form is a document a company uses when sending other documents such as reports, proposals or drawings to another company. It contains sections for the sender's and receiver's company contact informat... More »

The Iron Mountain Connect Portal allows customers to manage aspects of the program in relation to services such as document shredding, establishing a method for ensuring physical files undergo conversion into digital doc... More » Business & Finance Business Resources

Legal guidelines for the amount of time to keep documents vary depending on the type of document, according to the Smead Manufacturing Company. Some items are permanent documents that should never be thrown out. Others, ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources