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May I Notarize Copies Of A Will?

New Hotline Resized 3A customer has requested to have 3 copies of her will notarized. Am I able to notarize these? M.C., Virginia

Yes, you can notarize 3 copies of the same document as long as each document has an original signature.

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Craig Fromme

12 Nov 2018

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Frieda Hooper

13 Nov 2018

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14 Nov 2018

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15 Nov 2018

I am a notary in Nevada. A neighbor asked me to notarize a holographic will. The Secretary of State's office told me you don't notarize a holographic will in Nevada. Furthermore they advised against any notary, not associated with a law office, to notarize wills since if there was a dispute, the heirs could and would go after the notary.

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