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Can I notarize a quitclaim deed?

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Are we allowed to notarize quitclaim deeds? If yes, is the fee the same as any other document?S. C., Ohio

As a Notary Public in Ohio, you may notarize a quitclaim deed and charge the same fee as any other notarization you perform.

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Martinez Jones

20 Apr 2023

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National Notary Association

21 Apr 2023

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Melanie Tate

11 May 2023

Can I notarize a quit claim deed in Georgia?

National Notary Association

17 May 2023

Based on what you’ve described, we think it would be best if you contacted our Hotline team by phone and provided them with a more detailed description of the situation. The NNA Hotline: 1-888-876-0827 Mon – Fri: 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (PT) Saturday: 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (PT) If you’re not an NNA Member or Hotline Subscriber, they will provide you with a one-time courtesy call.

26 Oct 2023

Can notary publics notarize Quit Claim deeds in Indiana?

National Notary Association

31 Oct 2023

Hello. Bulletin 135 ( issued by the Indiana Insurance Department states that anyone — including a Notary Signing Agent — who conducts a real estate closing must hold a title insurance producer license.

Joe lococo

19 Mar 2024

Why haven’t they raised the notarization fee in California ?

National Notary Association

20 Mar 2024

Hello. California last raised the maximum fee Notaries may charge in 2016 (please see this article: For a current list of 2024 state Notary fee schedules by state, please see here:

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