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What is a Notary Public?

A notary public (or notary or public notary) is a public officer appointed by a state government to serve the public in non-contentious matters. The term only refers to common-law notaries and should …
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What is an Affiant?

An Affiant is a legal term used to describe someone who makes a sworn statement called an affidavit. In the case of a notarized document, the person requesting the notary is the Affiant. You are requi…
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Notarize is a remote electronic notary service that is valid in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia. In 2012, the Commonwealth of Virginia enacted Senate Bill 827 and House Bill 2318, allowi…
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