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Notarizing Construction Documents

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Notarizing Construction Documents

It’s common for contractors to request that waivers are notarized, and many people believe that some notices should be notarized, but when is notarization actually required? Also, can mistakenly notarizing a document invalidate it? Since getting a notary is a pain, you definitely don’t want to notarize anything unnecessarily.

This one-page overview will give you the answers to these questions, and more:

  • When to get a document notarized
  • Whether lien waivers and notices should be notarized
  • Which states require notarized documents
  • What the notarization policies are for preliminary notices and notices of intent
  • Whether mechanics liens must be notarized

Protect yourself and your payment on every construction job by knowing when to get a document notarized.