All of our agents are Notaries Public, which means that whether you enter any of our locations or call by phone, you will be speaking with a Notary Public. Identification and personal appearance is naturally required to perform any Notarial transaction.
What is a Notary? *Courtesy of National Notary Association*
A Notary Public is an official of integrity appointed by state government?typically by the secretary of state ? to serve the public as an impartial witness in performing a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts ve instruments ? such as property deeds, wills and powers of attorney ? for their true identity, their willingness to sign without duress or intimidation, and their awareness of the general import of the document.
Impartiality is the byword of the Notary office and the foundation of its public trust. Notaries are duty-bound not to act in situations where they have a personal interest. The public trusts that the Notary’s critical sce, Notaries Public certify the proper execution of many of the life-changing documents of private citizens ? whether those diverse transactions convey real estate, grant powers of attorney, establish a prenuptial agreement, or perform the multitude of other activities that enable our civil society to function.
In this modern era when business transactions between complete strangers are the norm rather than the exception, Notaries engender a trust that the critical signed documents we rely on are authentic. Such trust enables the sensitive documents of commerce and law to be exchanged between strangers with full confidence in their reliability.*