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A notary signing agent in California helps you complete various legal agreements and court documents. The California notary public witnesses your signature and confirms your identity, making the execution of forms official for legal purposes. California notaries are trained to recognize forms that require notarization.They are not, however, able to give legal advice and would not be able to help with any legal questions.

California Notary Facts

In California, you'll find that the following facts apply for notaries:

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    Fact #1

    Either an ink stamp or an embossed seal is sufficient in California for notarizing documents. If an embossing seal is used, it must be used with an impression inker to make the resulting mark easier to see on photocopies.

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    Fact #2

    To qualify for appointment in California, a prospective notary must complete a training course and pass a background check.

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    Fact #3

    When administering the oath for a jurat, a California notary is required to see proof of identity for the signer. In some states, this proof is not necessary, but in California, it is required.

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    Fact #4

    Not all identification cards issued by foreign consulates are acceptable by California notaries. Mexican consular ID cards and those from several other countries do not meet the requirements for identifying signatories.

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    Fact #5

    California mobile notaries may not use their personal knowledge to identify a signatory. Even if the notary is acquainted with the person signing the document, that person must still present a drivers' license or another official form of identification.

Notary Agent’s Duties

California Notary Public

Notaries in California have two responsibilities:

  1. Confirm the identity of a person signing the document
  2. Ensure the signature is given freely
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A notary guards against coercion in contracts and other legal agreements. The court wants to know that the sales agreement you are filing, for example, represents an agreement between two parties who willingly accept the terms included.

Guarding against coercion is an important function of a notary. Many contracts and agreements become legally binding documents. A health proxy, living will or power of attorney are all documents that can have a significant impact on the lives of those involved. Notaries can testify that no one was bullied into signing over control of their life or fortune.

Frequently notarized documents pertaining to property include Grant Deed, Quitclaim Deed and Rental Agreement. Notaries are also called on for the execution of documents like Sworn Statement, Plea Form and other papers related to court proceedings.

Need Mobile Notary Services in California?

You may need a mobile notary in California for documents related to buying or selling a car. A Bill of Sale should always be notarized, along with an application for duplicate title and other documents filed with the DMV.

Buying or selling a house also requires a notary. With transactions that include multiple parties, like a buyer and a seller, a mobile notary can help you by adding convenience. You can schedule a mobile notary to meet yo u at one location, or the notary can meet each party at a different location and then bring the completed documents to you.

  • Affidavits


  • Mortgage closing documents

    Mortgage closing documents

  • Wills


  • Designations of beneficiary

    Designations of beneficiary

  • Medical directives

    Medical directives

  • Affidavits of independent professional advice

    Affidavits of independent professional advice

  • Real estate documents

    Real estate documents

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    Structured settlements

  • Supporting

    Supporting documents for disability claims

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A Notary That Comes To You

A mobile notary is especially helpful for healthcare documents. The notary can come to the hospital to notarize a healthcare proxy or living will, saving you the hassle of leaving your loved one’s bedside to complete necessary legal forms.

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How it Works

Our easy-to-use services can be accessed in the comfort of your home or office through our four-step process.

  • Receive Signing Order 
  • Documents Sent to a Signing Agent
  • Updates Modifications & Confirmations 
  • Completion & Prompt Invoicing 

In Office Notary Fees

The fees a notary may charge are set by the State. The most common fee is $6 for a standard oath or affirmation and seal

Mobile Notary Fees

If you are looking for a one time service. we offer notary signing services in our office and mobile signing services across the United States. Our maximum fee for the mobile notary services in the US is $75


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There’s an experienced public notary near you in our nationwide notary affiliate network. Available on-demand, any time of the day and any day of the week, we are ready to come to your location to witness and execute your signing. Getting started is simple.

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