In Pennsylvania, an individual of any age can make an acknowledgment. However, identification of a minor may be a problem. Underage individuals may not have identification that meets the requirements of the Notary Public Law.
A California court has affirmed that notaries who provide services in addition to notarizations may charge for those services without violating the fee liminations in the state code.
State Representative Glen R. Grell of the 87th Legislative District introduced legislation to update and improve Pennsylvania laws on notarization, acknowledgments and unsworn foreign declarations.
“Can I act as both the notary and the witness?” is a question that many notaries ask PAN’s Customer Service Representatives.
Notarizing one’s own signature is prohibited, yet on some forms you can act as both the notary and the witness. How so?
If you want to obtain extra notary education and must ask your boss’ permission, here’s a sample letter that highlights the benefits of notary education. Please adapt it to your own specific circumstances.