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  486.785.  Change of notary's name, requirements. — 1.  Within ten days after the change of a notary's name by court order or marriage, the notary shall send to the secretary by any means providing a tangible receipt, including certified mail and electronic transmission, a signed notice of the change, giving both the former and the new name, with a copy of any official authorization for such change, along with a fee of five dollars.

  2.  A notary with a new name shall continue to use the former name in performing notarial acts until:

  (1)  The notice described in subsection 1 of this section has been delivered or transmitted;

  (2)  A confirmation of the notary's name or address change has been received from the secretary;

  (3)  A new seal bearing the new name exactly as in the confirmation has been obtained; and

  (4)  The surety for the notary's bond has been informed in writing.

  3.  Upon completing the requirements of subsection 2 of this section, the notary shall use his or her new name.


(L. 2020 H.B. 1655)

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