What Does a Notary Lawyer do?
A notary lawyer serves to witness and authenticate documents. As such the services delivered by a notary lawyer are various and serve to fulfil different purposes. It is the responsibility of a notary lawyer to ensure that the matter with which they deal do not end up in lawsuits and disagreements among parties who share in a transaction.
A notary lawyer, or notary lawyer South Africa, handle the dealings related to estates, deeds, powers-of-attorney, and foreign and international affairs. A notary lawyer specialises in the dealings of notarisation, authentication, and legalisation. Certain documents by law are required to be notarially performed. As such, a notary lawyer has to draft the documents, which are then signed and witnessed in the presence of a notary lawyer. Such documents are known as notarial deeds, and include, among other things, ante and postnuptial agreements, deeds of servitude, deeds of cession, notarial leases, trust deeds of donation and notarial bonds. The services of a notary lawyer exceed the duties as stated and specialise in other areas of practice, too, where the authentication, notarisation, and legalisation are concerned. As such, a notary lawyer is also needed for Notary Apostille and legalisation services.