Facts About Public Notaries

What are the powers and duties of a notary?

It is a notary’s duty to be neutral witness to the formal signing of documents. The notary ensures the signers are who they claim to be and are knowingly and willingly agreeing to the agreements in the documents. In Colorado, notaries can administer oaths, affirmations, and certify copies. In addition, they can also take acknowledgements, depositions, witness signatures, affidavits, verification's, and other sworn testimony or statements.