Please call 508-747-1620 X10169 to schedule an appointment for Notary Public Services
The Clerk's Office is not able to notarize real estate closing documents, please see paragraph C for more information.
Mitt Romney Governor Revised Executive Order Number 455 (04-04)
Section 9: Prohibition Against the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
- A non-attorney notary public shall not assist a non-attorney in drafting, completing, selecting, or understanding a document or transaction requiring a notarial act, rendering legal advice, or otherwise engage in the practice of law.
- This section does not preclude a notary public who is duly qualified, trained, or experienced in a particular industry or professional field from selecting, drafting, completing, or advising on a document or certificate related to a matter within that industry or field.
- A notary public who is not an attorney licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, or who is not directly supervised by an attorney, shall not conduct a real estate closing and shall not act as a real estate closing agent. A notary public who is employed by a lender may notarize a document in conjunction with the closing of his or her employer's real estate loans.