Thursday, January 19, 2017

Notary Fees Increase California

January 19 2017

Notary Public Maximum Fees Effective 1/1/17 Maximum fees that can be charged by a notary public for taking a proof of deed will increase from $10 to $15. Currently, the law sets maximum fees that may be charged by a notary public for many services at $10. This new law increases the maximum permissible charge from $10 to $15 on the following services: • Taking an acknowledgment or proof of a deed, or other instrument, to include the seal and the writing of the certificate • Certifying a copy of a power of attorney AB 2217 codified as Government Code §8211. This law goes into effect on January 1, 2017.

Jim W Hildreth-Mediator
RealEstate Mediation Services