Antedating a document

July 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Brooklyn notary,Loan closings,Notary PUBLIC,Signing Agent   |   Comments Off

There are sometimes when notarial clients seek to back-date or post-date a document. Some clients request the notary to put in a date on the notarial certificate and the notarial register, an earlier or later date than the actual date they appeared before the notary. This is forbidden as it is fraudulent. In the first […]

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What kinds of documents need to be notarized?

June 23, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Brooklyn notary,Loan closings,Notary PUBLIC,Signing Agent   |   Comments Off

Technically speaking most legal documents signed between parties are private documents or private agreements should be notarized, in order to verify their authenticity. The notarization of a private document makes the document a public document as it is registered and the public may obtain copies of the same. 1. An affidavit or a sworn statement […]

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A notary’s signature and what it means

June 22, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Brooklyn notary,Loan closings,Notary PUBLIC,Signing Agent   |   Comments Off

· The signature of the notary on the notarial certificate at the end of a document means that the persons whose signatures appear on the document have attested that they have read the document and they understood the document. · The signature of the notary on the notarial certificate also means that he saw the […]

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When signatories fail to appear before a notary?

June 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Brooklyn notary,Loan closings,Notary PUBLIC,Signing Agent   |   Comments Off

There are times when there are many signatories to a document. Some signatories sign the document earlier, prior to appearing before the notary public while the other signatories sign the document before the notary public. When the document is presented for notarization, the notary will ascertain the presence of the signatories who signed the document […]

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Swearing an oath

June 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Brooklyn notary,Loan closings,Notary PUBLIC,Signing Agent   |   Comments Off

Some people, on religious or moral grounds refuse to swear to an oath. Some people feel that swearing to God is a form of sacrilege. Can a person who is a signatory to a document refuse to swear an oath? Yes, a signatory can refuse to swear an oath. In these cases, the notary must […]

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