south Carolina Code of Laws §26-1-5(10) states that a notary public is a person commissioned to perform notarial acts. Notaries public are public officers of the State of South Carolina. The main purpose a notary public serves is to prevent fraud.
Notarial Acts Pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws §26-1-90(A), notaries public can perform the following notarial acts: 1. Acknowledgements 2. Oaths and Affirmations 3. Attestations and Jurats 4. Signature Witnessing 5. Verifications 6. Any other acts authorized by law.
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