I previously post “What is a Notary Public?”, but I didn’t go in depth their various duties. Yes, a Notary Public is a public officer appointed by the Secretary of State and we know that a Notary Public is there to verify if a document is signed and completed by the person named in the document.
Aside from notarizing documents, a Notary Public administe
Another responsibility of a Notary Public is to take depositions and affidavits. By definition, a deposition or an affidavit is, “… [T]he written testimony, or statement of facts, taken by a witness under oath, according to an article titled, “What Are Notary Public Job Duties” on Chron.com. Although it may not seem like much, a Notary does have quite a few of responsibilities to uphold.
There are many other types and kinds of responsibilities a Notary Public can have; it also depends on the state and their laws and regulations that can give Notaries their responsibilities.