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May I Notarize A Signature For My Ex-Husband In The Military?

New Hotline Resized 3As a Georgia Notary, can I notarize a document for my ex-husband even though he is an Alabama resident, but is active military? L.N., Georgia

Yes, as long as all parts of the notarization take place within your state and the notarial wording is acceptable according to your state laws. In addition, you must not receive any monetary or personal benefit from the document being notarized. 

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clive a white

07 Jan 2018

Very informative

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