JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Notaries #general

Steven Chall <steven.chall@...>

Irene Newhouse wrote:

Although some of the early postings on this thread mentioned the point,
the more recnet ones seem to be losing track of it: In European
countires whose legal system derives >from Roman law, which includes
Germany & France & in the US, Louisiana, to be a notary, you have to be a
lawyer, attorney first. I don't knw what additional study or examination
is required.>>

Perhaps this is different >from a American "Notary Public" which
apparently has no educational requirements. While working part-time for
a bank while he was in high school, my son simply paid a fee and became a
notary. It was required of many of the bank employees as a service for
customers. My experience at work was that most of the notaries were

Steven Chall in Minneapolis, MN

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