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Typical Documents for Notarizations
Typical Documents for Notarization include:
- Adoption Documents
- Affidavit of Contribution
- Birth and Death Certificates
- Business Documents
- Health Directives
- Medical Documents
- Parents Consent to Travel
- Powers of Attorney
- Time Share Documents
- Towing Company VSF Forms
- Traffic School Tests
- Trust Signings
- Vehicle Title Transfers
Documents for Real Estate
Identification Documents for Real Estate Transactions. Effective September 1, 2011, in addition to the acceptable forms of written identification listed above, for the purposes of a deed or other instrument relating to a residential real estate transaction, a person’s identity may be proved by a current passport issued by a foreign country (TCPRC Sec. 121.0005 [a]).
to conveyance deeds, documents for which a foreign passport may be accepted may include deeds of trust, various affidavits supporting refinance or purchase transactions and powers of attorney for the purpose of conveying real property or executing documents related to real estate loan transactions.
Unacceptable Identification Documents
• Social Security cards,
• birth certificates
• credit cards are worthless as identifying documents.
While one identification document is sufficient to identify a signer, the Notary may ask for more.
Fraudulent Identification. Identification documents are the least secure of the three methods of identification, because phony ID cards are common. The Notary should scrutinize each card for evidence of counterfeiting, or for evidence that it is a genuine card issued to an impostor.
Some clues that an ID card may have been tampered with include: mismatched type styles, a ph