Notaries ensure the authenticity and legitimacy of official documents such as declarations, certificates, contracts, deeds and purchases. They examine the documents, witness the signing and authenticate them. They administer oaths and affirmations and perform other acts of notarisation.
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- Property law
The law and legislation that regulates all the different ways to handle property, such as the types of property, how to handle property disputes and property contract rules.
- Contract law
The field of legal principles that govern written agreements between parties concerning the exchange of goods or services, including contractual obligations and termination.
- Public law
The part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and the relationships between individuals which concern society directly.
- Civil law
The legal rules and their applications used in disputes between different parties.
- Constitutional law
The regulations dealing with the fundamental principles or established precedents which govern a state or organisation.
- Interpret law
Interpret the law during the investigation of a case in order to know the correct procedures in handling the case, the specific status of the case and the parties involved, the possible outcomes, and how to present the best arguments for the most favourable outcome.
- Witness the signing of documents
Observe and attest the veracity of the celebration and signing of documents having a legally binding character.
- Take affidavits
Take affidavits and confirm the veracity of the written sworn statements presented by natural persons on a voluntary basis.
- Authenticate documents
Authenticate official documents, ensuring that their composition and the manner in which they were signed and officiated is compliant with regulations, and thus establishing the document's authenticity and legal power.
- Check official documents
Check an individuals' official documentation, such as driver's licenses and identification, to ensure compliance with legal regulations, and to identify and assess individuals.
- Meet with clients for legal services
Meet, interview, and advice clients to know their needs in terms of legal matters and to establish the cooperation based on the specialisation of the professional or legal firm.
- Issue official documents
Issue and certify official documents to national citizens and foreigners such as passports and certificates.
- Administer oaths
Administer oaths as promises of the veracity of acts in order to be taken as legit facts.
Optional knowledge and skillslegal research provide legal advice conclude business agreements international import export regulations register deeds facilitate official agreement provide legal legitimacy to the transfer of assets mortgage loans manage staff create import-export commercial documentation real estate market perform clerical duties officiate weddings intellectual property law perform powers of attorney apply technical communication skills hand gestures legal terminology court procedures fix meetings examine mortgage loan documents types of oaths conveyancing manage contracts archive documentation related to the work revise legal documents
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