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WHAT IS A NOTARY?

A Notary is an official of integrity appointed by state government, by the Secretary of State, to serve the public in non-contentious matters, usually concerned with estates, deeds, powers of attorney and foreign and international business.  A notary performs a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts relating to the signing of important documents. 

What Is A Notary

WHAT IS A NOTARY?

A Notary is an official of integrity appointed by state government, by the Secretary of State, to serve the public in non-contentious matters, usually concerned with estates, deeds, powers of attorney and foreign and international business.  A notary performs a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts relating to the signing of important documents. 

What Is A Notary

A PA Notary is authorized to perform the following six (6) Notarial Acts:

  1. Acknowledgments  
  2. Administering Oaths or Affirmations
  3. Verification of Oaths or Affirmations
  4. Witnessing or Attesting Signatures
  5. Copy Certifications
  6. Noting a Protect of a Negotiable Instrument

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