Notarization of Affidavits

Notarization of Affidavits

An affidavit is a document that contains a set of statements that must be declared and confirmed to be true. This is most commonly done in the presence of a commissioner, also known as a Commissioner of Oaths, who is authorized by the province of Ontario to witness declarations.  All information presented in the oath must be truthful to the best of the applicants knowledge and ability; the information provided should not be false and should not be intended to deceive. Notary Publics are also able to declare legal documents.

A confirmation of identity of the client is also necessary before finalizing the affidavit. In order to confirm the identity, the client must bring at least one current legal document that contains the clients name, photo and signature.

Notary publics’ review the information presented in order to ensure that all the information understood and confirmed to by true. Once reviewed, notary publics witness the clients signature on the document along with a date of signage.

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Dependable Notarization of Affidavits

An affidavit is a document that contains a set of statements that you declare and confirm are true. This is usually done in front of a commissioner who is authorized by the province of Ontario to witness sworn declarations. This commissioner is called a Commissioner of Oaths. The information in the oath must be truthful to the best of the applicant’s knowledge because if the information in the documents is false and the applicant was intending to deceive, the applicant can face perjury
charges. Another way of obtaining a declaration on a legal document is to see a notary public.

Our Professional Notaries Public Make Writing Your Declaration Easy

A notary public is a professional who is authorized by the Province of Ontario to witness the swearing of oaths and to certify documents. Not only can our professionals witness or commission a document but we can also make certified true copies of it. Furthermore we can assist you in drafting the declaration itself.

After the affidavit is ready you must read it and ensure that all the information on it is accurate to the best of your knowledge. The next step is to declare and affirm that the statements in the affidavit are true in front of the notary public. Lastly both you and the notary must sign the document and the notary must also place their seal on it.

All of these steps are essential when completing an affidavit; notaries public go over every aspect of the affidavit and ensure that you understand exactly what you wrote. Once you confirm they make sure that your signature is on the affidavit along with the date it was signed. By going over every aspect of the document they ensure that you have a clear understanding of what’s written. Before finalizing the affidavit the notary public must confirm the identity of the writer. For this at least one current legal document that contains the writers name, photo, signature and physical description is needed.

We offer notary public services including wills, affidavits and virtually any legal document. We service Toronto and the GTA; if you still have questions feel free to call us and our representatives will answer any questions you may have.