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Notary Public Services in Lexington, KY

Convenient On-Site Notary Public Monday-Saturday

Finding a Notary Public in Lexington, KY whenever you need one has been a challenge—until now. Our on-site Notary professionals will handle your sensitive documents quickly, accurately and according to legal requirements, so you’ll be secure knowing that “all the T’s were crossed and I’s dotted”.

Come See Us When You Need Notary Service For:

  • Contracts
  • Legal Documents
  • Real Estate Documents
  • School Permission Slips
  • Medical Release Forms
  • Car Title Transfers
  • Power of Attorney
  • Child ID Kits

Commonwealth of Kentucky - Notary Public Types and Responsibilities:

A notary public is a public officer of the Commonwealth. A  notary public may exercise all the functions of their office in any county of the Commonwealth. KRS 423.020. Responsibilties of a Notary Public At Large and Special Commission are covered in KRS 423.110 to 423.190 the "Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments Act."

Office of Notary Public At-Large

A Notary Public can administer oaths and take proof of execution and acknowledgements of instruments. One of the notary’s main responsibilities is to determine, beyond all reasonable doubt, that the person who has come for a notarial act is the same person named in the document as the signer. Specific responsibilities incude:

  • Take Acknowledgments and Proofs
  • Administer Oaths of Office
  • Administer Affirmations
  • Attest Documents
  • Take Depositions
  • Execute Protests

Office of Notary Public - Special Commission

Office of Notary Public Special Commission: A  Notary Public Special Commission is a citizen or noncitizen of Kentucky, who is appointed by the Governor/Commander-in-Chief of this Commonwealth to perform notarial acts in or outside this Commonwealth covering writings prepared for recordation in this Commonwealth. KRS 423.110(6).

Legal Liability

A notary is liable for all damages sustained as a result of the notary’s errors, omissions, neglect, improper performance of duty, or misconduct in performing a duty.  The notary not only is liable for civil damages as a result of misconduct, but is also liable to criminal prosecution if he or she signs a false or fraudulent certificate.

Signer Disqualifications. This occurs when the signer does not meet certain qualifications for the notarization. These may include but are not limited to:

  • The signer is not physically present
  • The signer cannot be properly identified
  • The signer does not speak the same language as the Notary
  • The signer is unwilling to swear or affirm the contents of the document for notarization
  • You have reason to believe the signer appears to be confused, disoriented, or lacks the mental capacity to sign documents
  • You have reason to believe that the signer is being coerced to sign, rather than signing of his or her own free will

Document Disqualifications. This occurs when the document doesn’t meet certain requirements. Situations may include but are not limited to:

  • The document contains blank spaces or missing pages
  • The document of not an original
  • You know or suspect the transaction is false, illegal or deceptive

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