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What is a Notary? I am a Notary Public

A Notary Public is an official of integrity appointed by state government —typically by the secretary of state — to serve the public as an impartial witness in performing a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts related to the signing of important documents. These official acts are called notarization's, or notarial acts. Notaries are publicly commissioned as “ministerial”… Continue reading What is a Notary? I am a Notary Public

What is a squatter? These definitions are not legal advice.

Squatting is when someone deliberately enters property without permission and lives there, or intends to live there. This is sometimes known as 'adverse possession'. Squatting in residential buildings (like a house or flat) is illegal. It can lead to 6 months in prison. Generally, under United States law, the owners can have a squatter evicted for violating loitering or trespassing laws, unless the squatters… Continue reading What is a squatter? These definitions are not legal advice.