Tag: legal document

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What Does Bequeath Mean?

Bequeath is a term used in a Last Will document that means to gift something to another after you pass away. Find out more about what bequeath means and how it differs from the term devise in this post.

/ January 23, 2019
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Witnesses in a Legal Document

What's the purpose of having a witness and how can they help to solidify your legal document? Find out in this post covering three common questions about witnesses in legal contracts.

/ October 30, 2018
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What is a Notary Public?

A notary public is a state-appointed individual tasked with authenticating legal documents. In this post, find out more about what a notary public does and why they are needed in law.

/ October 23, 2018
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The Basics of Independent Legal Advice

The process for finalizing a document can sometimes include obtaining independent legal advice. In this post, we explain what independent legal advice is and how it protects you.

/ June 21, 2018
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How to Write an Affidavit

Although Affidavits are used in law, business, finance, and more, many of us don’t know what they are or how to write one. In this post, we go over common uses for an Affidavit and provide some tips on how...

/ January 25, 2018
3 Things You Should Know About Digital Signatures

3 Things You Should Know About Digital Signatures

Looking for a way to add security to your business email messages, legal documents, and other important files? Digital signatures offer a way to put your virtual seal on all sorts of files.

/ June 20, 2017