Q: My mother notarized my fiance's divorce papers from his ex-wife so we can marry, but is this legal in Georgia?
A: A notary should be a person not related or connected to the parties. That is not the ideal scenario when thousands of non-related notaries are available. If the case has not been finalized and the paperwork signed by a judge, I would redo all the documents and have a disinterested notary sign. It's also a good idea to have the paperwork done by an attorney so you can make sure it's correct.
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