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Can I have someone stand in for me to sign in front of a notary

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Can I have someone stand in for me to sign in front of a notary public?
Is there a document that I could sign to have someone stand in for me ?
Welcome and thank you for your question!

The answer to your question is "no." The point of having a signature notarized is because it's the notary who verifies/confirms that the person signing the document is, indeed, the real actual person (not a stand-in).

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