Florida Civil Law Notary
Skip Berg is one of less than 130 Civil Law Notaries in the state of Florida.
A Florida Civil Law Notary is an attorney appointed by the Florida Secretary of State to issue authentic acts and thereby may authenticate or certify any document, transaction, event, condition or occurrence. The contents of an authentic act and matters incorporated therein shall be presumed to be correct. Any such authentic act is legally equivalent to the authentic acts of all civil law notaries in all jurisdictions outside the geographic borders of the United States
What is a "Florida Civil Law Notary"
A Florida Civil Law Notary has International Status and Authority. This is not to be confused with a Notary Public.
Florida Statutes Section 118 (and) Florida Administrative Code: 1C-18.001 Florida Civil Law Notary
Legal Qualifications of a Florida Civil Notary
A Florida Civil Law Notary is a Florida attorney who is a member of the Florida Bar, who has practiced law for at least five years, and who is appointed by the Secretary of State as a Civil Law Notary after completion of specialized notarial training and passage of a state-administered examination.
Authority of a Florida Civil Notary
A Florida Civil Law Notary is a trained legal processional licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, and may give legal advice and may accept fees for legal advice. A Florida Civil Law Notary exercises legal power and authority generally similar to those exercised by non-U.S. Notaries. A Florida Civil Law Notary may authenticate or certify any document, transaction, event, condition or occurrence via issuance of authentic act, the contents of which are presumed correct as a matter of law. A Florida Civil Law Notary may draft legal documents and provide legal advice to the public.