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An advance directive is one of the most important documents you can create. It allows someone to make your medical decisions if you can’t make them yourself. A designated representative becomes the decision-maker who ensures your wishes are carried out.

How to Prepare and Notarize an Advance Directive


If you have someone who is not capable of making medical decisions on their own, or if you think that someone will at some point become incapable of making medical decisions on their own (such as if they are about to go under anesthesia for surgery), then you might need something called a medical power of attorney. What does a medical power of attorney do? Does a medical power of attorney document need to be notarized? What is the process to notarize a medical power of attorney? Take a look at a few important pieces of information below.

How to Notarize a Medical Power of Attorney

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Are you looking to rent a postal mailbox, virtual mailbox, or PO box? If so, you need to fill out USPS Form 1583. If you get confused the first time you see this form, do not panic! Even though post office form 1583 can’t look confusing, it is relatively straightforward once we walk through it step-by-step. Learn more about how to properly fill out US Postal Form 1583 below! Make sure you work with a professional notary who can help you complete the process!

How to Fill Out USPS Form 1583 Anywhere


Creating a will isn’t complicated, but it’s important to prepare it correctly and have it officially notarized. Failure to notarize it will mean it isn’t valid. Follow these steps to be sure your will can speak for you when you no longer can.

How to Prepare and Notarize a Will

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A promissory note is a promise to pay. If you lend money to someone, a promissory note is your proof that they have agreed to repay it. Oral contracts don’t carry as much weight as a notarized promissory note you have both signed.

How To Notarize a Promissory Note

Notarize a Document Remotely

With the proliferation of technology, the world has gotten smaller. This means more international real estate deals, marriage licenses, and will executions. All of these activities require notary services. Can you get something notarized outside of the US? The answer is yes. Although finding a suitable notary while conducting business overseas can be a challenge, you have some options.

Can I Get Something Notarized Outside of the US


Are you going to buy or sell a car? You will need a notarized bill of sale to prove ownership has changed hands. Many states require bills of sale before you can register your new car.

Both the seller and buyer should keep a copy of the notarized bill of sale. It’s not difficult to get a properly notarized bill of sale car. Follow these steps to ensure your document is ready to ride when you are.

How to Get a Notarized Bill of Sale for Your Car

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A power of attorney (POA) is a powerful legal document that allows someone to make important decisions about your life if you become unable to do so yourself. A POA can act on your behalf to sign financial paperwork, purchase a home, divide your property and decide where you’re going to live.

How to Notarize a Power of Attorney