Are you conducting an important transaction or making an affirmation that affects your life or business? Whether you’re buying a car or signing a will, if you’re completing these acts in Colorado, you’ll need a notary seal, signature, or certificate to make your documents legal.
A missing attestation from a notary public will render any documents invalid in court. You could have already paid to get a used car, but if you haven’t used a notary service to legitimize your ownership paperwork, you could run into problems when you need to verify the transaction.
To avoid issues like this with important documents, contact a notary public in Colorado. Notaries provide state-sanctioned services for different types of transactions and documents. Whether it’s a business deal or a legal matter, they can ensure your documents are official.
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At some point, all of us will need to notarize a document. Whether it’s a personal or professional document, the notarization process helps ensure its legality.
The only professionals that can provide notary services are notaries public. These individuals have been trained and certified by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, the state’s governing body for notaries.
A notary public ensures that any legally binding document is correctly drafted and that all parties understand the agreement they are entering into. Notarization is imperative to preventing fraud since notaries also verify the identity of every signer.
Once the notary has verified the validity of the document and the identity of the signers, they will certify it by placing a seal or signature on it or by issuing a notarial certificate.
But what documents can a professional notarize in Colorado Springs, Denver, Purple Peak Mountain, and other Colorado cities and towns?
According to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA), notaries in Colorado can perform any of these notary services:
- Administration of Oaths and Affirmations
- Certified Copies
- Signature Witness or Attestation
- Noting a Protest of a Negotiable Instrument (for notaries employed by financial institutions)
You should note that notaries are not allowed to provide legal advice. They are not certified to practice law and are usually not associated with a law firm. However, an attorney licensed to practice law can take the notary exam and become an attorney notary.
When you need a notary service, you can try to make an appointment with someone at a USPS or UPS location—but availability is usually an issue. They only work during regular business hours, and getting an appointment that fits with your schedule can be tricky.
Relying on a mobile notary service can streamline the process, helping you get your documents notarized without any hassle.
When you hire a notary from Superior Notary Services, a professional notary comes to you wherever and whenever you need it. We provide a stress-free and convenient experience anytime you need a notary in Colorado.
All You Need to Know About Colorado Notaries
A Colorado notary public is certified and licensed by the Colorado Secretary of State or Attorney General. They go through a rigorous training program and have to pass their state exam and take an oath.
Keep in mind that every notary gets a temporary license, otherwise called an affirmation, and they have to renew it every few years. Notaries are also bound to provide services within their state and are not allowed to notarize documents outside of Colorado or in a foreign country.
Our Colorado notaries are all licensed to provide notary services at any signing location within the state.
Colorado Notary Facts
Here are some important facts you should know before hiring a Colorado notary public:
- In Colorado, people who are not U.S citizens but have permanent legal residence can become notaries. All they need is a residential address or employment in Colorado.
- Notaries in Colorado can provide services for any person or business if they do not have a conflict of interest. This means that a notary cannot provide services for their spouse, siblings, parents, children, or other family members.
- Colorado allowed remote online notarization in December 2020. Notaries must undergo additional training to get their remote online notarization license.
- Notaries are strictly prohibited from stating opinions. Outside of verifying signatures, copies, and identities, they shouldn’t in any way impact anyone’s sentiments. For example, a notary cannot make statements, such as “In my opinion, the person signing this document is doing so under free will.”
Colorado In-Office Fees
The RULONA sets the fees for Colorado notaries public. Notaries in Colorado can accept fees of up to $5 for in-person notarizations. Notaries can charge up to $10 for any electronic signatures or remote notarizations. Keep in mind that this is the stipulated fee for in-office notary services only.
If you are hiring a traveling notary, the notary can charge you more depending on the signing location and travel time or distance.
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Colorado Notary Public Duties
The essential duties of a notary in Colorado are:
- Ensuring that the signers understand the contents of any document they are signing
- Verifying the identity of the signers through a valid ID card, such as a Colorado driver’s license
- Preventing fraud by ensuring signers are not under duress, intimidation, or coercion
If notaries suspect fraud or any illegal activity related to a document, they can refuse to notarize it and report it to authorities.
You should aim to work with experienced and professional notaries who are well-versed in Colorado laws and will make sure that all documents are in order before placing their seal or signature.
At Superior Notary Services, our notaries understand the notarization process and will act in the best interest of all signing parties according to Colorado law.
Some of the most common documents that Superior Notary Services will notarize are:
- Medical documents
- Court documents
- Powers of attorney
- Documents for immigration matters
- Documents related to title companies and business
- Mortgage closing documents
- Designations of beneficiaries from a senior at a nursing home, retirement home, or assisted living facility
- Affidavits of independent professional advice
- Real estate documents
Whatever your needs are, your first step is to schedule an appointment with a notary. Appointments at traditional locations are scarce and don’t take into account your availability. So if you need a notary public that fits your schedule and comes to you, Superior Notary Services is the best option.
Mobile Notary Services for Colorado with Superior Notary Services
Notarized documents are considered legally binding and valid in any courtroom. Because of the significance of the notarization process, it’s always a good idea to rely on a professional notary.
All notaries who work with Superior Notary Services are licensed and experienced. They will come to your preferred location, so you don’t have to travel to an appointment. Whether you want to meet in your home, office, or a coffee shop, our notaries will happily make the trip and provide high-quality notary services.
Our notaries can meet all signing parties at one location and complete the notarization process. Or they can go to separate locations to gather signatures from multiple parties and then bring the completed documents to you.
Superior Notary Services is flexible, trustworthy, and reliable—no matter your location!
Mortgage closing documents
Designations of beneficiary
Affidavits of independent professional advice
Real estate documents
Supporting documents for disability claims
A Colorado Mobile Notary that Comes to You, Anytime, Anywhere!
Most notaries public work within business hours. Notaries at Superior Notary Services go beyond these hours and will come to you at any time. Whether you need an important document notarized at midnight, on the weekend, or during holidays, our notaries will make the trip.
Our flexibility is especially crucial during emergencies. Our notaries will come to a hospital or nursing home to notarize healthcare proxy documents or living wills. We give you the time to spend with your loved ones while we come to you to take care of the administrative documentation.Request a Quote for a Colorado Mobile Notary Public
Frequently Asked Questions About Colorado Notary Services
Is Electronic Notarization Allowed in Colorado?
Electronic notarization is allowed in the state of Colorado. In a situation where a notary has to provide electronic notarization services, a notary's basic duties and functions are still valid. Notaries are still upheld to the high standards of RULONA and have to ensure that no fraud or coercion is happening.
Because of the technological needs of electronic notarization, RULONA has additional requirements for the process. A notary public needs additional training and certification to be allowed to complete an electronic notarization.
What Are the Rules on Remote Online Notarization in Colorado?
Remote notarization is allowed in Colorado. In this case, the notary and the signing parties are not in the same room. But, by using audio-video technology, a licensed notary can perform a notarial act.
Only certified professionals can register to become remote notaries. They need to take a course and pass an exam to get their remote notarization license from the Secretary of State.
Before taking on a remote notarization job, notaries must verify that the client can use audio-visual technology. They also must have consent to record the meeting, properly store it, and make it accessible.
The notary must complete all necessary duties as they would in an in-person notarization, such as verifying identities, ensuring understanding of the document's contents, and preventing fraud.
An essential distinction in remote notarization is that the notary must be in Colorado, but the client can be in a different state or a foreign country.
How It Works
At Superior Notary Services, we make getting a notary as simple as possible. You can book online or contact us by calling our phone number. With numerous notaries across Colorado, you will find a notary in no time.
Plus, you don’t have to plan far in advance—simply request one when it’s most convenient for you. All you have to do is follow these four steps:
- Receive the signing order
- Send documents to a signing agent
- Make updates, modifications, and confirmations
- Receive completed documents and prompt invoicing
Mobile Notary Fees
When our notaries have to travel to your office, home, or another signing location to perform notarial acts, there will be extra fees for travel time and mileage. Our minimum fee starts at $85 for convenient and professional mobile notarizations.
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If you’re looking for an experienced and professional mobile notary in Colorado, choose Superior Notary Services for convenient and flexible services. We have more than 50,000 notaries across the country and an extensive affiliate network. With our resources, you will find a notary near you in minutes. Available at any time and any place, our notaries will verify, acknowledge, and witness any document and notarize it for you. Book our Colorado notaries online or contact us through our phone number to get your quote today!Request a Quote for a Colorado Mobile Notary Public