Notary Fraud & Malpractice

Six Mistakes That Can Get a Notary Sued for Fraud and Malpractice

The role of a notary public, while often viewed as merely procedural, comes with significant legal responsibilities. Notaries act as impartial witnesses to the signing of documents, and by so doing, they help to deter fraud and ensure that signatories are entering into agreements knowingly and willingly. However, despite the seemingly straightforward nature of notarial duties, there are pitfalls that, if not carefully avoided, can lead to serious legal consequences including allegations of fraud and malpractice. This article explores some of the most serious mistakes notaries make.

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