Mobile Notary

INFORMATION & PROCEDURES

What You Need to Know

Basic Information:

  • The document that is needing to be notarized, must be done so in the presence of the notary. 

  • A valid photo identification of all parties having their signature notarized is required.

  • The document must be prepared and complete. There cannot be any blank spaces. If you require electronic services, such as printing, please let us know how we can help.

  • The person signing the legal document must be mentally competent.

  • A Florida notary is able to notarize foreign or out of state documentation, as long as the notarization is taking place in the State of Florida. 

Weddings/Marriage Certificates:

  • Congratulations!  We will happily solemnize your marriage.

  • You must have a valid marriage license. 

  • Florida does have a waiting period. from the time you apply to when you can be married. There is a 3 day waiting period if you have no had a premarital counseling class. Otherwise, there is no waiting period. The application is valid for 60 days. 

  • Witnesses are no longer required in Florida. 

  • The marriage license is to be returned to the county in which the application was issued within 10 days. 

  • While do we not perform or officiate at public wedding traditional ceremonies, we will perform a ceremony of vows:

“Do you, (name), take (name) to be your wife/husband/spouse, to live together in (holy) matrimony, to love, honor, and comfort her/him and to keep her/him in sickness and in health, forsaking all others, for as long as you both shall live?"

Living Will/Power of Attorney/Last Will & Testament/Healthcare Surrogate:

  • In Florida, these documents must have 2 witnesses. The notary is able to act as 1 witness, but it is your responsibility to have a second witness present. 

Definitions: 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT – The declaration of a person described and who has executed a written instrument that he executed same.

ADDENDUM – A separate written addition to a contract or agreement.

AFFIANT – A person who makes and subscribes his signature to an affidavit.

AFFIDAVIT – A signed statement, duly sworn to by the the affiant, attesting to the truth, to the best of his knowledge, of the facts in a document.

ATTEST – To certify as true.

ATTORNEY-IN-FACT – A person legally authorized to execute specific types of instruments for another person, corporation, etc.

DEPOSITION – The written testimony of a witness taken out of court under oath before a notary or other person authorized to take it.

EXECUTOR – A person names in a will to carry out the provisions of the will.

FELONY – A crime punishable by death or imprisonment in state prison.

FRAUD – A cheat; an act of trickery to delude a person into a false sense of well-being, enabling another person to gain dishonestly.

JURAT – “Sworn to before me this _______ day of ______, 20__.”

LIEN – A lien is placed on property to establish prior rights and indicates a debt.

MISDEMEANOR – Any crime other than a felony.

PERJURY – A false swearing under oath.