Tag: notaries

  • Case of the Day: Frontera Capital (Case C-722/21)

    Today’s case of the day is Frontera Capital, Case C-722/21 in the Court of Justice of the European Union. Article 267 of the TFEU provides a means to obtain preliminary rulings from the CJEU on matters of European law: Where such a question is raised before any court or tribunal of a Member State, that […]

  • Case of the Day: Gyger v. Clement

    The case of the day is Gyger v. Clement (N.C. 2020). The mother and the father were unmarried and had had a romantic relationship in North Carolina. They had two children, both born in Switzerland. In 2007, the mother brought an action in a Swiss court to establish paternity, and for child support. The Swiss […]

  • Massachusetts Readies for Remote Notary Practice

    The Massachusetts General Court (our legislature) has passed a bill allowing for notaries to take oaths and acknowledgments in certain circumstances remotely during the state of emergency the Governor declared during the pandemic. I am on record here at Letters Blogatory as generally opposing such laws for a variety of reasons, but in the current […]

  • Editorial: Notarize Is Not The Right Answer

    I saw an ad recently for a company called Notarize, Inc. Here is the pitch: Thanks to the commonwealth of Virginia, no matter where you live in the U.S., your documents can now be notarized online by a trusted notary. Upload and annotate any document, verify your identity, and connect with an eNotary in minutes. […]