As you may or may not know, a Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is NOT ALLOWED to provide legal advice, act as a translation service, or direct customers in any manner in regards to a document that may require Notarization.
Often times, customers will be unsure of where to sign. The Weymouth Notary Service WILL NOT, under any circumstances, provide advice as to where to sign. The consumer must be aware of these rules and regulations, as clearly defined on our website, on a disclaimer in our office, and provided to consumers on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
If you or your associate have trouble understanding a document, we kindly ask that you consult with the professionals that provided said document, or, ask for legal counsel if that is deemed more appropriate.
Our job is to act as an impartial 3rd party to ensure the parties signing are in fact who they present themselves to be by validating and checking a government-issued ID.
In addition, we kindly ask that your ID is NOT EXPIRED, and furthermore, we do not accept forms of ID such as credit cards, healthcare cards, or any alternative identification such as workplace ID's or membership cards of any kind.
Lastly, we ask that you DO NOT SIGN said document in need of notarization prior to your arrival. Our purpose is to observe said signature and verify that it matches closely with your signature on a valid federal or state-issued ID.
Learning these helpful hints prior to your arrival in our office will ensure a quick and easy process in order to handle your request.
Weymouth Notary Service is the only service on the South Shore of Massachusetts recognized by all three prominent Notary Associations: The National Notary Association, the American Association of Notaries, and the American Society of Notaries.