Minnesota Notary Services
Starting in 2018, the Minnesota became one of the few states that passed a remote notarization bill. This grants notaries in Minnesota the power to conduct online notarizations for citizens of all 50 states.
Known officially as Bill SF893, the passage of this bill is just one of the ways legal proceedings are responding to the abilities of the digital era.
The initiative was not only pushed through with the hopes of making it easier to find a notary public in Minnesota – although the practice still carries risks. The process is still incredibly new and is still at risk for fraudulent practices.
Citizens across Minnesota – and all 50 states – have always needed to access notary public services and this makes everything that much more streamlined. From witnessing signatures to attesting to copies of documents, the functions of a notary public are pretty standard across the United States.
But we’re seeing that how notary publics do their job is poised to change in Minnesota. Let’s take a look at how.