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May I Notarize A Document That I Translated?

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If I translate a document and sign the translator’s declaration can I notarize it?C.K., Florida

No. If you sign a translator’s declaration, you must obtain the services of another Notary to notarize your signature on the translator’s declaration. Florida law prohibits a Notary from notarizing his or her own signature (FS 117.05[1]).

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Maria M. Vargas

28 Jul 2017

Where can I get the "Translator's Declaration" form for the State of Nevada?

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