At Sunshine Pack & Ship, we offer the same services that an a commissioned notary public does. A notary public is a person appointed by the state government that is authorized to witness the signing of important documents and carry out oaths.
Some of the documents we notarize are :
Real estate deeds of trust
Common Notary Public Questions
Q: What is a Notary Public? A: A notary public is a authorized person appointed by the state government to observe the signing of important documents and oaths.
Q: How does a notary confirm the identity of the signer? A: A notary will request the signer for a form of identification such as a drivers licence or government issued identification card that includes a signature, photograph, and some information describing the signer.
Q: What does a notary public notarize? A: A notary public notarizes any important documents that need to ensure the identity and integrity of the signer. A notary public confirms the identity of the signer and helps eliminate the fraudulent signing of documents.
Q: Can I be refused a notarization? A: Yes, a notary public can refuse the execution of a document if they cannot confirm the willingness, understanding, and identity of the signer. On top of that, a notary may not notarize a document if they have financial interest.
Q: Can a notary certify a copy of a document? A: State laws very, but most states do not allow a notary to certify a copy of a document. There are some instances where a notary may authorize a copy but it is best to check with the notary within your state.
Q: Can a notary public prepare and assist in the prep of documents? A: A notary public may only witness the signings of documents. To assist or prepare documents is against the law.
Q: What about immigration paperwork..can a notary public prepare or notarize immigration papers? A: No, a notary public can only notarize papers that require notarization but may not file or prepare another person's immigration papers unless they are a US Department of Justice or an authorized representative.