A mobile notary public offers convenient, on-demand notary services at the client's location, saving time and hassle.
Open every day, serving SW Florida: Port Charlotte, Murdock, Englewood, North Port, Punta Gorda and Venice.
Oath or Affirmation
An oath or affirmation is administered when the signer is required to make a sworn statement about certain facts. The signer personally appears before the notary to swear (or affirm) that the information contained in the document is true. Sworn statements are commonly used in affidavits, depositions, and applications.
To take an acknowledgment, the document signer must personally appear before the notary public, and declare that he or she has signed the document voluntarily. Documents typically requiring an acknowledgment include deeds,mortgages, contracts, and powers of attorney.
Florida is one of only three states which authorize notaries public to perform marriage ceremonies. The couple must obtain a valid Florida marriage license from a county court judge or clerk of the circuit court and present it to the notary public before the marriage ceremony.
Florida law requires that, when applying for a Florida title for the first time on a used motor vehicle, the owner must sign a sworn statement that the vehicle identification number (VIN) and the odometer reading on the vehicle are correct. Notaries public are authorized to certify this information.
Certify Contents of Safe Deposit Box
Florida law provides that a financial institution may open a safe-deposit box if the rental fee is past due, providing that certain conditions are met. A notary public is authorized and required to be present for the opening of the safe-deposit box, to inventory the contents of the vault. The notary is not required to estimate the value of the contents of the safe-deposit box.
Prohibited Acts for Notaries
A notary public may not notarize a signature on a document if: The person whose signature is being notarized is not in the presence of the notary at the time the signature is notarized; The document is incomplete; The notary public has a financial interest in or is a party to the underlying transaction. Also, a notary public may not give legal advice, unless the notary public is a licensed attorney.
Hi, my name is Tom. I've been a mobile Notary Public serving SW Florida since 2004. I come to your home, a house, apartment or place of residence, hospital, nursing home, parking lot, courthouse, DMV — wherever you need a notary, I'll be there. In the boxes above are some of the typical reasons you will need me as your notary public. In all cases a government-issued photo ID is required for each signer.