Among the services offered at Joliet Tax Preparation and CPA Services, is our accredited notary services. Whether it's a will, land deed, business, or personal document, we've got you covered. Our licensed and professional notary public is always available to assist you with all business and personal document signing. So if you are looking for efficient notary Joliet services, you are just at the right place. Other services include mobile notary (we come to you) and online notary services.
What Is Notary Public?
The notary public is a member of the public service, commissioned by the government to act as an impartial witness to the process of signing legal documents. The notary public is authorized to execute notarial functions or notarization in any part of the state. The act of notarizing includes administering oaths, witnessing and attesting to the signing of an official document, and also functioning in other notary capacity required by the law. Before notarizing a document, a notary public must confirm the identity of the person requesting the notarization. Any valid document of identification, like a driver's license or government-provided identity card, will suffice. Once the person has been positively identified, the notary verifies that the person is signing the document knowingly and freely. After which they proceed to the signing and stamping of the document.
When Do I Need Notary Services?
There are a number of reasons for which a person would require notary services. The major reason for notary services is to curb fraudulent paperwork. For instance, if you want to sell or buy an expensive item online like a car, you will want to confirm that the person you are transacting with, isn't a fake. In order to do so, you may require the services of a notary public to verify that the person, is actually who they claim to be. Also, you may need a notary public due to the requirements of the law. Transference of official documents like a will, settlement papers, land and property deeds, affidavits, prenuptial agreements, trust, and many more could require the presence of a notary public when signing.
What Do You Need For a Notarization Process?
The process of getting your documents notarized at Joliet Tax Preparation and CPA Services is almost as easy as visiting your bank. As long as you have all the necessary documents then you are good to go. Here is what you will need to get your document notarized: