What Is a Certified/Attested Photocopy?

The most common act performed by notaries is the witnessing of a document’s signing, also known as the document’s execution. The notary public verifies the signer’s identity, ensuring he or she is who they claim to be, and then watches as the person signs the document. Depending on the state’s requirements (notarial acts vary from state to state), the notary public may place a notary seal on the document as well. (more…)