I am performing Notary services but I follow the State of Ohio protocols for businesses including, but not limited to: 1. face coverings, 2. gloves, and 3. social distancing.
I notarize documents in the following businesses, industries, organizations and places:
Attorneys and Law firms
Bail Bond Companies
Businesses (large or small)
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Nursing Homes, Assisted Care Facilities, Hospices
Real Estate Agents
Mortgage and Finance Institutions
Loan Signing Companies
Structured Settlement Firms
Unclaimed Asset Firms
Tax Loan Businesses
Associations and Groups
Schools, colleges, and universities (I notarize the Identity & Statement of Educational Purpose)
Bus Depots and Train Stations
THINGS TO KNOW!
• A form presented for notarization should be completed prior to presenting it to the Notary. A Notary cannot acknowledge a signature on a blank form.
• An Ohio Notary Public can notarize documents issued in any Ohio county.
• Personal appearance is required for all signers, whether physically or over a webcam device; the latter can ONLY be handled by a notary approved by the Ohio Secretary of State to do online notarizations.
• A Notary Public CANNOT offer legal advice.
• It is a signature, not a document, which is notarized.
• The signer must present identification (preferably government-issued, non-expired, with photo and signature) to the satisfaction of the notary. However, ANY ID that reasonably satisfies the notary is acceptable, including expired.