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Asked on: 8/08/12, 6:01 pm

Does a signed promissory note stating repayment of a loan have to have been notarized to be "legal"?

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Answered on: 8/12/12, 12:07 am by Paula McGill

For a simple loan, no. A notary in a simple loan case merely confirms the person signing the note is the debtor. It's easier to submit in court as evidence if the document is notarized.

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