NOTARIAL DOCUMENTS EXPLAINED
Not every document can be notarized.
Here's some helpful information to help, You MUST tell the Notary what type of notarization you need.
Verification on Oath or Affirmation
(Jurat) This certificate may be used when an individual is signing and SWEAR or AFFIRM that certain written statements are true.
Verification on Oath or Affirmation with Affiant Statement
This document may be attached to another legal document . The signer/affiant MUST sign ALL documents in the presence of a Notary and then this certificate may be used when an individual is signing and swearing (or affirming) that certain written statements are true.
The individual acknowledgment certificate is used when an individual is signing and acknowledging on his or her own behalf.
This certificate may be used to certify true copies of original documents.
Witnessing or Attesting a Signature
Witnessing or attesting a signature certificate is used to determine that the signature appearing on a document is that of a person appearing before the notary and named in the document. Witnessing a signature may be used in circumstances where the date of the signing is of crucial importance.
The representative acknowledgement certificate may be used when an individual is signing on behalf of another - Person
- Trust, etc.