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By the same token, notaries are prohibited from notarizing their own signatures, or documents in which they are named. Just as an employer feels it is convenient to have an employee who is a commissioned notary, your family members may be delighted to learn that you have become a notary public because they may feel it will be a convenience for ...

www.nationalnotary.org/notary-bulletin/blog/2016/12/guide-notarizing-family...

A few states prohibit Notaries from notarizing for most family members, including half- and step-relatives. Others prohibit notarizing for specific family members. For example, Florida and Massachusetts do not allow notarizing the signatures of a Notary’s spouse, parents or children.

www.nationalnotary.org/.../2014/12/notarize-relative-signature-business-documents

May I Notarize A Relative’s Signature On Business Documents? ... It depends. Texas law does not prohibit notarizing for a family member. However, the Secretary of State writes that a Notary should not notarize if the Notary is a party to the document or is financially or beneficially interested in the transaction (see the “Frequently Asked ...

blog.notary.org/2008/07/what-you-can-and-cannot-do-as-a-notary

Notarizing rubber stamped signatures — You cannot take the acknowledgment of a rubber stamped signature. All signatures must be recognizable to you as original, handwritten signatures. Notarizing on Sundays and holidays — You can notarize on Sundays and holidays. You cannot, however, issue protests on days when banks are closed.

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In many states, notaries public are prohibited from notarizing the signature of immediate family such as a spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, stepbrothers, stepsisters, stepparents, mother-in-laws, and father-in-laws. When it comes to family members, your spouse, and close friends, the better practice is ...

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A notary does not notarize a document. He/she notarizes a signature. Each state sets their own rules for notaries, but in general, there is no prohibition against notarizing a family member's ...

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Can a Notary Notarize for a Family Member in Florida? 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.

www.answers.com/Q/Can_a_notary_notarize_for_a_family_member_in_Oklahoma

A notary does not notarize a document. He/she notarizes a signature. Each state sets their own rules for notaries, but in general, there is no prohibition against notarizing a family member's ...

www.sos.state.tx.us/statdoc/faqs2300.shtml

Notaries public commissioned for the first time on or after January 1, 2016, and notaries public renewing their commissions on or after that date must have their notary ID number on their seal of office. See Section 406.013 of the Texas Government Code as amended by HB 1683 (PDF). The notary public shall authenticate all official acts with the ...

www.sos.state.mn.us/notary-apostille/notary-help/notary-faq

In other states, wills don't need to be notarized at all. Often, it is not the signature of the testator or testatrix (maker of the will) that must be notarized, but the signatures of witnesses on affidavits appended to the will. Can I notarize a document with blank spaces? This may be prohibited by law in Minnesota.