Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 15, 2019
Document Preparation

What is Smith Notary Solutions?

Smith Notary Solutions is dedicated to providing exceptional notary services to both businesses and consumers. With a commitment to professionalism and accuracy, we aim to meet all of your notary needs. Our extensive knowledge and experience in the industry allow us to handle a wide range of documents, ensuring their validity and legality.

Why choose our notary services?

As a leading provider of notary services in the business and consumer services industry, Smith Notary Solutions offers several advantages that set us apart:

  • Professional Expertise: Our team consists of highly-trained notary professionals with extensive knowledge of legal requirements. We stay up-to-date with the latest industry regulations to ensure the accuracy and validity of all notary transactions.
  • Convenience: We understand that your time is valuable, which is why we offer flexible scheduling options. Our mobile notary service allows us to come to your preferred location, whether it's your home, office, or any other convenient place.
  • Wide Range of Services: Smith Notary Solutions offers a comprehensive range of notary services, including but not limited to document notarization, acknowledgments, jurats, affidavits, and loan signings. Whatever your notary needs, we are here to assist you.
  • Attention to Detail: Our team pays meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that all documents are properly completed and signed. We verify the identity of signers, confirm their understanding of the document contents, and accurately record all necessary information.
  • Confidentiality and Security: We prioritize the confidentiality and security of your sensitive documents. Smith Notary Solutions maintains strict data protection protocols and handles all information with the utmost care and discretion.

How does the notary process work?

The notary process involves several essential steps to ensure the authenticity and legality of documents. Here's a brief overview:

  1. Document Preparations: Prior to the notary appointment, make sure your document is complete and ready for signing. Ensure that all required fields are filled in accurately, and have any necessary supporting documents in order.
  2. Scheduling: Contact Smith Notary Solutions to schedule a convenient appointment. We offer flexible options, including mobile notary services that come to you. Be sure to provide all necessary details so that we can efficiently handle your request.
  3. Identification: During the appointment, the notary will ask you to provide a valid form of identification, such as a driver's license, passport, or government-issued ID. This is required to verify your identity as the signer.
  4. Signing and Notarization: Once your identity is verified, the notary will administer an oath or affirmation and witness your signature on the document. The notary will then complete the required notarial certificate, including their seal and signature.
  5. Recordkeeping: Following the signing, the notary will retain a copy of the notarized document and record necessary information in their notary journal as required by law.

Can Smith Notary Solutions notarize electronic documents?

Yes, Smith Notary Solutions offers electronic notarization services for eligible documents. Electronic notarization allows documents to be signed and notarized digitally, providing convenience and efficiency. Our team utilizes secure technologies and follows strict legal requirements to ensure the validity and integrity of electronically notarized documents.

What types of documents can be notarized?

Smith Notary Solutions can notarize a wide variety of documents, including but not limited to:

  • Power of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Deeds
  • Contracts
  • Affidavits
  • Medical Consent Forms
  • Adoption Papers
  • Loan Documents

How long does the notarization process take?

The duration of the notarization process depends on various factors, including the type and complexity of the document, as well as the number of signers involved. In general, most standard notarizations can be completed within a few minutes. However, it's advisable to schedule an appointment in advance to ensure a prompt and efficient service.

What are the fees for notary services?

Smith Notary Solutions offers competitive and transparent pricing for notary services. The fees may vary depending on the specific service requested and any additional requirements. Please contact us directly to discuss your notary needs and receive a customized quote.

Is Smith Notary Solutions licensed and insured?

Yes, Smith Notary Solutions is fully licensed and insured. Our team operates in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing notary services. We prioritize professionalism, accuracy, and adherence to legal standards at all times.

How can I schedule an appointment with Smith Notary Solutions?

Scheduling an appointment with Smith Notary Solutions is quick and easy. Simply contact us through our website or give us a call to speak with one of our friendly team members. We will be happy to assist you in setting up a convenient appointment that accommodates your needs.

At Smith Notary Solutions, we take pride in providing top-quality notary services to our valued clients. Get in touch with us today to experience the highest standards of professionalism and expertise in the industry.