What is a Notary Attorney?
A notary public, or notary attorney, is an attorney who is legally admitted and authorised by the High Court of South Africa to officially witness signatures, take statements, and certify the validity of documents. This includes copied documents.
A notary public, or notary attorney, has an expanded knowledge and understanding of certain acts and the procedures related to. Notary attorneys, or notary attorneys South Africa, are specialists in their respective fields and are held at a higher standard than general attorneys. The duties of a notary attorney are focussed around various aspects related to the authentication of documents. Certain documents by law are required to be drawn by a notary attorney. As such, in the drafting and witnessing of some documentations, the services of a notary attorney, or notary public, are unavoidable, and the office of a notary attorney is a highly respected office of trust. As such, if documentations are witnessed or notarised by a notary attorney it can be confidently received, as their expertise are of a high standard and trust held in a high regard. The areas in which they practice, and the documentation with which they deal vary and serve different purposes for different reasons.