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Notary Public

Can I Sell My Home in the U.S. and Use a Canadian Notary?

Selling a home in the United States while abroad is possible and very doable. However, depending on your state and real estate requirements, you might be faced with additional steps to officialize...

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Notary Public

Are Notaries in Canada and the U.S. Different?

Notaries instill and engrain trust through a verification process to uphold the authenticity and legitimacy of documents. They help prevent illicit activity by ensuring they are not signed under...

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Affidavit Drafting

OMVIC Compensation Fund Form – Sworn Statement / Affidavit of Claimant

What is a OMVIC Compensation Fund Form?  The Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund, referred to as the Compensation Fund, is a consumer protection program financed by Ontario's registered motor...

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Notary Public

Can I a Transfer Ownership of a Vehicle to a Family Member with Remote Online Notarization?

The quick answer is, Yes! This can be done either via a traditional in-person notary "wet seal" or via remote online notarization. Either option is permissible in Ontario. The Government of Ontario...

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Affidavit Drafting

Your Guide to the Affidavit in Support of Claim for Custody or Access

If you are seeking custody of or access to your children, you will need to fill out an Affidavit in Support of Claim for Custody or Access (Form 35.1). In it, you will answer some personal questions...

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Affidavit Drafting

Your Guide to an Affidavit for Divorce

An uncontested divorce is a court proceeding where the parties are mutually seeking a divorce. In Ontario, as part of the process, when filing a joint application, both you and your spouse must...

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Notary Public

Quick Guide to the Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor certain family members (including common-law partners) to come to Canada as part of their...

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Notary Public

What Can I Expect When I Visit a Notary Public?

When visiting a Notary Public, or a Notary Pro location, one can expect a certain process to get a document notarized or commissioned. present valid identification (a valid piece of government...

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Authentication & Legalization

Is a Canadian Notary Seal Recognized Outside of Canada?

If you are doing business or travelling abroad and require notarized documents, it is up to you to verify their requirements. A Canadian notary seal may be recognized and accepted or you may...

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