Notary Services

Notary Act or Service

Function: noun

Notary Fees: Each state has their own maximum fee schedule for each type of notary act. Fee schedules can be confusing in each state when acts are divided into parts with add-ons.

A notary act is an official act executed by a notary public. An acknowledged signature, jurat, protest, oath, or affirmation could all be considered an official notary act. Notary acts must be recorded in a journal of notarial acts in most states. Most notary acts required the used of an inked seal or embosser.

Notary Acts.

There are a wide variety of notary acts. Acknowledgments are the most common notary act.

An Acknowledgment is where a signer acknowledges that they signed a document when before a notary. The signer could have signed it long before they were before a notary. The signer must personally appear before the notary to get this type of notarization.

A Jurat is a common type of notarization where the signer must sign the document in front of the notary in addition to taking an oath in front of the notary. An Oath usually involves raising your right hand and swearing to the truthfulness of a statement or document. Its common for people to refer to a notary certificate form as a Jurat, however, there are many types of notary certificates, and a Jurat form is just one of them, representing only 20% of all notary acts.

Affirmations & Oaths
This can vary from state to state. Many states have combined Affirmations and Oaths into one merged act. An Oath is where a signer swears under Oath that a particular statement or document is true and correct. An Affirmation is the same as an Oath except is does not include a reference to a superior being such as God.

Proof of Execution
This odd notary act is the only notary act that allows a signer to be notarized without appearing before a notary public, and its legal in many states. A subscribing witness who saw the signer sign, appears before the notary and swears that the signer really signed the document. This type of Notary Act is not acceptable for Deeds or many other highly critical documents.

Protests
A Protest is a notary act where the signer protests the nonpayment or nonacceptance of a bill of exchange or promissory note. There are a few states that even have an act called a Marine Protest. A Protest is an antiquated Notary Act, but it is still legal in most states and part of most notary manuals.

Signing Agent

FEES for Title & Closing Companies & Mortgage Company Fees:

Loan Closings, First Mortgages, Refinances, HELOC, E-Docs, Signing Agent Services, & Etc. See Price Sheet Below:  Notary SIGNING AGENT WAIT TIME IS CHARGED AT $55.00  AFTER the first 25-30 minutes of a No show unless prior arrangements are made.

E-Doc or Faxed up to 100 pages  (220 Max with Customer Copy)

Over 100 Pages add .15 cents per page

All major Credit Cards accepted (3.75% fee for all credit/debit payments).  Money Order, Company & Personal Check with I.D., & credit with Invoice for Commercial & repeat Business only.  If I don’t answer when you call, please leave a message or text me at 901-331-7699 & I will call or text you back as soon as possible.

Note: wait time is charged at $70.00+ per hour after 20 minutes, so please be prepared (i.e. waiting on another party to sign or the document needs modification before signing.  Late Night and Holidays may be more.

Hours for mobile notary service:

Sunday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
NOTARY FEES:
$10 minimum
Divorce $20 + $5 per seal for more than 2 (i.e. Divorce forms require 3 seals)
Real Estate forms are $40 + $5 add'l seal plus mileage @ $2/mile for miles over 20.
Fees vary with Notary Act so please call.  For instance:

$30.00 added for Last Will & Testament & Power Of Attorney & Estate/Probate or any signatures that may be called into question that I Notarized to cover fees associated with liability and time in the event that I am called in to court over a document that I notarized. This fee will be charged in addition to quoted fee.

“I AM NOT AN ATTORNEY LICENSED TO PRACTICE
LAW IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, AND I MAY
NOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE OR ACCEPT FEES FOR
LEGAL ADVICE.”
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