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Notary and Apostilles Forms

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Notaries Public

FAQs

Notary Public Act, Tex. Gov’t Code Ann., § 406.001 et seq. View Statute
Administrative Rules, 1 Tex. Admin. Code, Chapter 87 View Rules


Notice: Random background investigations are performed on notary applicants.  A false statement in a notary public application is cause for denial or revocation of a notary commission.  A false statement made knowingly could be a criminal offense under section 37.10, Texas Penal Code.

Apostilles

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