What does it mean to have an affidavit notarized?

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Updated: 20th September 2018

"Notarized" means that you have sworn under oath that the facts in the affidavit are true, the document has been signed in front of a notary public, and a notary public has signed and put a seal on the affidavit. The notary must see you sign it in front of him or her.

Similarly one may ask, what is the notary statement?

A notary statement or oath is a solemn declaration that a statement or act is true. Notary Statements or Oaths are often used to confirm a written statement, known as an affidavit, for use in court, estate or land title transactions. A notary public must positively identify the person requesting notarization.

Do all sworn documents need to be notarized?

Sworn statements are often (but not always) called affidavits. Some documents have the word affidavit in the title but no wording that requires an oath. For all sworn statements, the notary must administer an oath or affirmation.

What is the oath for notary?

One of the most important duties of the Notary is to administer oaths and affirmations, which are solemn promises of truthfulness made by a signer, witness, or new office-holder. An oath is a promise to a deity and an affirmation is a pledge on one's personal honor.
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