Q: Does a notary signature count as a witness signature on a handwritten will in Ohio?
In short, it depends on how the notary is signing. If they are just notarizing a signature, no it does not work. If they are signing as a witness, then it may. I would have to refer you to Section 2107.03 of the Ohio Revised Code (link below). It's going to depend on the specifics on whether or not the legal requirement is satisfied.
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