Riverside, CA asked in Adoption for California

Q: If I am sending the stepparent adoption form to Mexico, can it be signed @ a court, notary???

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Spencer Richard McMullen
Spencer Richard McMullen
  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Chapala, Jalisco

A: For a valid notarized signature on documents in Mexico you have 2 options, have the person sign in front of the notary at the US Embassy or consulate or sign in front of a Mexican Notary and then get an apostille after. Sometimes the Mexican notary may want the document translated into Spanish before he certifies the signature and at times the receiving party may want the apostille translated into English.

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