Willimantic, CT asked in Family Law for Connecticut

Q: What's the difference between a commissioner of the court and a notary?

I noticed on my husband's financial affidavit that a commission of the court notarize it. I had a notary do mine. Currently, we have verbally agreed on all financial matters (we had a prenup) and we have no children. Our divorce was initiated by my husband as uncontested. Should I worry about the fact that an commissioner of the court notarized his document. My husband has no attorney of record and is listed as self representing.

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Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
  • Hartford, CT
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: All that means is that an attorney - who is called a Commissioner of the Court - notarized the statement.

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