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Can I Notarize My Employer's Signature?

New Hotline Resized 3Can I notarize a document for the company I work for? My boss is signing the document.  — C.B., Florida

Yes, notarizing your employer’s signature is permitted. Your employment does not result in you having any financial interest in the document nor make you a party to the transaction as long as you do not receive a benefit beyond your salary and the fee for services as a Notary Public authorized by law. See F.S. 117.107(12).

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Eileen Roe

04 Nov 2019

My employer arranged for me to become a Notary because he needs his signature notarized...if I didn't notarize it, I would no longer have an employer.

Justice Cynthia Viloria

07 Nov 2019

NOTARY CREED 3: Notary is sealing the LEGAL DOCUMENTS whereto you as the Notary Public vouch for the CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY and TRUTHFULNESS of the Content of the Documents. NOTARY CREED 7: Notary Seal can not be use to sign for and/or not in behalf of an individual who has not requested for Notary. NOTARY CREED 10: Notary can not be used with intimidation to agree, forceful signing of documents and can not be use to Legalized Documents that are Fraudulent, and /or the content is ILLEGAL for it is by passing and/or not in accordance to the LAW, CREED, CREADLE, CODE, PROCEDURE, TRANSCRIPT, QUANTUM, MEMORANDUM, ADDENDUM, ARTICLE, SECTION, CHAPTER, POLICY, COURT RULING, EXECUTIVE ORDER, ORDER, JUDGEMENT, DECISION, LIEFT, HARTU, MANDATE, and CONSTITUTION of the Country where the Notarized Document are submitted and posted.

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