What is a notary public's job description?

Answer A notary public is a sworn pubic servant who witnesses signatures and certifies documents. Most of the 4 million notaries in the United States are independent and strictly part-time or act as notar... Read More »

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How much do notary publics charge in Massachusetts?

Under Massachusetts law, notary publics may charge up to $1.50 for a protest relating to the non-payment of a bill in the amount of $500 or less or as much as $2 for protests of bills valued at les... Read More »

Are there guidelines for notary publics in Florida?

On One Hand: Guidelines for Becoming a NotaryAccording to the website for Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, the guidelines for becoming a notary public in Florida state that candidates must be bondable, ... Read More »

What is a notary license?

A notary license gives an individual the legal right to serve as a witness when legal documents are signed and is issued by the state after an individual has passed the notary public exam. A notar... Read More »

What is a notary bond?

After taking any required courses and passing your notary exam, you may have to wait to receive your commission to start acting as a notary until you post a bond. Twenty-nine states and the Distric... Read More »