Does a signed draft of a trust need to be notarized to be legal in California?
2 Answers from Attorneys
I am not sure what you mean by a signed draft. If it is signed that implies that it is the final trust document. The document should be witnessed but it does not need to be notarized.
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No, but it is customary, and could raise questions about the validity of the document if the notarization is omitted.