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Getting a document notarized in Iceland without visiting embassy

My wife and I have agreed to a divorce. We live in New York State. The document is completed, and ready to be signed. But it must be notarized and my wife is in Iceland. The normal solution for this ...
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International Validity of Power of Attorney Document requiring multiple signatures, individuals sign asynchronously with asynchronous notarization

Is it legally permissible for co-inventors to sign a Power of Attorney (PoA) document at separate locations with only their own signatures in the witness of independent notaries, leaving everyone else'...
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How can I sign and notarize a Power of Attorney written in the US when I live abroad?

I'm an American citizen but I live in Germany. I need to provide a Power of Attorney to my father to sell my car for me in the US. I am the principal. I own the car (completely, title in hand, ...
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What's the significance of boxed text in a document?

What is the lawful implication of text enclosed within a (stroked) text box in a document? I have heard this means this text is left out of the contract, or possibly adds an exception to it. I ...
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Is there any FOIA-like law or process by which a federal agency would sign or otherwise authenticate the documents they issue?

A friend of mine needs to get a federal document authenticated for a legal case in a foreign court. The first part of the authentication process requires that the document be signed or bear the seal ...
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Is it always unauthorized practice of law for a notary to suggest which notarial act?

If you look at the notary manuals from many of the states, or you look at the advice on some of the advice on notary training websites like the National Notary Association, you see advice like this: ...
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How is a notarized document different from a document with the District Registrar/sub-registrar?

Jurisdiction: India Relevant Law/Statute: ? Here in India a document may be notarized by a Notary Public, or it may be registered (if it falls under certain types ) by the District Registrar subject ...
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What happens at a notary appointment?

I'm having a document notarized in Ontario Canada for my university. This is my first notarization, and wonder what I may need to know for the appointment. I plan on bringing my ID, debit card, thats ...
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International Student getting notarization in Canada. What ID do I use?

I require a document notarized for my university here in Canada. I am an international student from the US. I currently have no Canadian ID (its still in progress), and am stuck in 14 day quarantine. ...
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Surrogate Court for Petition of Probate New York - COMBINED VERIFICATION, OATH AND DESIGNATION what is SS

In NY, when filling out forms for Petition of Probate, it reads the following: COMBINED VERIFICATION, OATH AND DESIGNATION [For use when petitioner is an individual] STATE OF NEW YORK )_______ COUNTY ...
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Florida Real Estate Law: Does this document give the real estate agent and title agent the power to close even if something changes?

I'm concerned about the following text in a real estate transaction for a home I am selling in Florida. It will be difficult for me to be at closing so the title company sent me some documents to sign ...
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How do I apostille an original NYC birth certificate without Letter of Exemplification?

I have an original long form New York City (Manhattan) Birth Certificate issued by NYC Department of Health in 2016 signed by Steven P Schwartz (City Registrar) needing apostille but missing a Letter ...
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What is proof of income for someone who still lives off an allowance? (Indigent defense application)

I have gotten a shoplifting charge (<$200) in the state of NM and am trying to fill out the "ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION FOR INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES" application for a court appointed ...
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Four Places for Notary Public on Form

I am looking at Power of Attorney form here, (opened in Chrome) http://www.citibank.com/us/geb/resources/pdf/Power_of_Attorney_NY.pdf On page 4, there are four spaces for Notary Public to sign. What ...
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Is a notarized signature required on a title search?

I've noticed that in preparation for closing on a house, a title search is done. What is the name of the document that is produced when the title search is complete? And does that document need to ...
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Can plaintiff and defendant both want the same thing (court order)

My friend recently sold his car to me and left the country (United States). We did not notarize the title and now (NC)DMV refuses to transfer the title to me. My friend is not coming back to the US to ...
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How can I get an apostille on a marriage certificate?

I have a Certificate of Marriage issued from NYC signed by the city clerk How do I get it apostilled? Do I mail it to the NYC county clerk or the Department of State? Does it need a letter of ...
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Notary attested true copy of passport

Where can one notarize a copy of a passport in India to confirm it is a true copy which is signed, sealed and verified by an appointed notary?
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formatting affidavit with multiple pages

I know how to write a one-page affidavit, at least for some situations. How do I prepare a multipage affidavit in the U.S.? In other words, what's different because it has multiple pages? This is not ...
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Can a person obtain a notarization under an alias?

Hypothetical scenario: Alan Jones and Peter Piper both live in the United States and are good friends. Alan uses the screen name J7 in a computer account, and a need has developed for Alan Jones to ...
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If Electronic Notaries are a real thing

In reading about notaries they talk about them having journals and I just imagine them having an actual notebook where they log their daily activities on paper. So then I looked up "online notaries" ...
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How do I get a US document notarised from overseas?

How do I get a United States document (for business, to be sent to the USA) notarised and apostilled in the Netherlands?
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Can I use a notarized copy's photocopy? In British common law?

Suppose, I have a certificate from a university of which I made a copy and got it notarized by a notary public. Can I use the photocopy of that notarized copy with a visa application? Would the visa ...
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Notary refused to notarize letter written in foreign language

Today I needed an authorization letter notarized for a visa my daughter is applying for. Since I speak the language of the foreign country, I used that language for the letter. And when I went to my ...
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Notarization in the absence of parties

An agreement between two parties ( one Indian and another South Korean) is to be Notarized in India. The authorized signatory ( a foreign nation) of the first party is in South Korea. I suppose ...
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Do certain US notaries have to identify a person taking some types of oaths?

Some US states have passed the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA). The section numbering and exact wording will vary from state to state, but the linked proposed version states in section 2:...
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Notarize an offer letter that has been signed by the employer

Background: I received an offer letter and I have to sign it and return a copy to the employer. I also want to notarize the letter for some other paperwork that is not related to the employer. The ...
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