There is a difference in Notary Publics between Louisiana and other States. The Louisiana Notary is a CIVIL LAW NOTARY and has broad powers usually reserved for attorneys in other states. The Louisiana Civil Law Notary can draft, prepare and execute affidavits, acknowledgements and authentic acts. Louisiana Civil Law provides for much of our legal documentation to be passed by a Notary, a public official, who has qualified for a commission authorizing those powers.
Using an experienced Notary can be an extremely cost effective and convenient alternative for legal document preparation. The Louisiana Civil Law Notary has broad powers usually reserved for attorneys in other states.