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What is the offense for posting a notarized document (for

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what is the offense for posting a notarized document (for example in this case the document was shown dated January 19, 2016. Butt , actually was signed a few days after Jan. 19,2016)?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: texas
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Customer: that is my question.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  legalgems replied 7 months ago.

Hello! I will be reviewing your question and posting a response momentarily; if you have any follow up questions please respond here. Thanks!

Expert:  legalgems replied 7 months ago.

Thank you. So the notary can be criminally prosecuted for fraud and perjury. They can also have their notary revoked if the offense is reported.

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/statdoc/notary-public.shtml

Furthermore if a party suffered financial consequences due to the misrepresentation the party can sue the notary for civil damages based on fraud and misrepresentation.

Expert:  legalgems replied 7 months ago.

Hello again; just checking in to see how things worked out;
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