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Certified Signing Agent and Notary Public

Why are Documents Notarized?

Documents are notarized to deter fraud and to ensure proper execution. It is the responsibility of the notary public to ensure that the signers have appeared before them and have produced proper identification. The Notary Public officiates at the signing and insures that the documents are signed correctly. The notary makes sure that the signers are entering into agreements knowingly and willingly.

For a document to be notarized, it must contain the following elements:

  1. Text committing the signer in some way
  2. An original signature of the signer, not a photocopy (if a signature is required).
  3. A notarial “certificate”, which may appear on the document itself or on an attachment.

 

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Notary Services and Fees

Orange Park and Jacksonville, Florida Notary
***I am not an attorney, and for that reason, I cannot provide immigration or any other sort of legal advice.***

Notary Fees

The State of Florida allows notaries to charge $10.00 for each signature or action taken to complete the notarization. In addition to this, however, there are frequently other charges that cause the fee incurred to be higher. Here are some examples of things that will cause the fee to increase:

1. Except for your signature(s), the document should be fully completed before my arrival, to avoid additional service charges for the notary having to wait for the document to be completed.

***** After an order for Demand same day service for notary services is placed, then the call is cancelled anytime up to time of the notary arriving, there will be a $20.00 cancellation service fee charged. **For ALL pre-scheduled appointments that are cancelled 2 hours before the appointment time, a minimum fee of $25.00 will be due for cancellation. A 24 hour cancellation call is required to avoid the charge. (Payable on our web site by using any debit/credit card.) Thank you for your understanding.

  1. We cannot provide any legal advice, however, there are some occasions when we are asked to provide a general explanation of part or all of a document. PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT paralegals, or authorized to provide any answers to any legal questions.
  2. Travel: I am a Mobile Notary Service my fee is (.65 cents) per mile from the Notary office, ( NO charge for Mileage in the Orange Park area or within 5 miles of my office).

Please Note:

That when traveling to any Hospital or Medical facilities, if the patient is not fully alert or has been medicated, I will not be able to notarize the document(s). (The patient will be qualified by being asked a few basic questions).

Notarial Services Maximum Fees

Add a $20.00 Service Fee to ALL Requests

All Services Receive State Notary Seal

Administering Oaths and Affirmations $10.00 (each seal)
Verifying a VIN or Odometer $10.00 (per each action)
Taking an Acknowledgment $10.00 (each seal)
Certifying Contents of a Safe-Deposit Box **$18.00 per hour on site fee
Attesting to a Photocopy $10.00 (per copy)
Attach a Certificate to a Self-Drafted Document $10.00 (per certificate)
Solemnize all types of Marriage **County Marriage License is required. Express  – Only $30.00 – Ceremony – only  $75.00
Affirmation of Love, Commitment Ceremony, House Blessing & Baptism’s $75.00 Flat rate fee for each ceremony
**plus fuel travel fee
Loan Signings: (1) (loan package)Mortgage or Vehicle Purchase / Divorce Signing / Other Start at ONLY $90.00 each minimum fee plus, $10.. service fee per each half hour, plus mileage for all request at .65 cents per mile
Affidavit of Notary Presentment Certification Base fee starts at $50.00 PLUS $20.00 per half hour for
delivery to a nearby U.S. Post Office until process is completed.
Power of Attorney or Living Wills and Trust Documents, Adoptions $10.00 per signature or action for each page to complete + Plus $10.00 service fee for each half hour – plus .65 cents per mile travel fee, there is a fee of $1.00 per each initial required also.
Court Witness Telephone Hearing Notary $75.00 UP TO $150.00 NON-REFUNDABLE payment for the first 15 minutes on site due when scheduling appointment to secure time and date for service. NOTE: An additional $10.00 for each half hour thereafter waiting time until dismissed by the court agent.
ALL General Notary Requests – Including Employment I-9’s**Impound Release Notary

**Photo Copy Certification

There is a $10.00 service fee for ALL notary calls for every half hour, plus $10.00 per signature or action for each page to complete. Mileage is FREE to all calls within 5 miles of our office. A fee of .65 cents per mile over 5 miles to travel to the assignment.

**NO REFUNDS FOR NOTARY SERVICES RENDERED, OR FOR ANY DEPOSITS PAID TO HOLD A DATE AND TIME FOR ALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. A STATE ISSUED PHOTO I.D. AND THUMB PRINT IS REQUIRED FROM ALL SIGNERS