If I work at a tattoo shop and they want to make me a Notary Public to seal parental consent forms for the shop, is that legal or a conflict of interest?

Asked on June 28, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Kentucky


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It is legal and it is not a conflict of interest. Notaries can notarize forms for their own employers or which are  in their employer's interest--that's why, for example, banks often have staff members who are notaries, so they can notarize various bank and loan documents.

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