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International Civil Law Notary 

Not a Notary Public!

Mr. Joel Stewart, in addition to practicing law in immigration cases, works in the field of international notary (International Civil Law Notary), that is, he is an international notary in civil cases.

Being appointed by The Secretariat of the State of Florida, Mr. Joel Stewart is authorized to certify documents as an international notary for various legal actions in the Russian Federation and other CIS countries. Such documents will be accepted in foreign countries without any additional requirements, as if they were notarized by the notary of the country in which the legal action is to be performed.

There are about 125 international civil notaries in the USA, one of which is Joel Stewart.

It is important not to confuse the status of an international notary in civil matters with an ordinary notary, which can be any person who has reached the age of 18 and has completed a 3-hour educational course.


Such a notary is not responsible for the content of the document, but only certifies the authenticity of the client's signature on the document.

An international notary in civil cases must be a lawyer with a good reputation and legal practice for at least 5 years, be a member of the Florida State Bar Association and be appointed by the State Government to perform a wide range of notarial actions.

International notary Joel Stewart has extensive experience in drafting legal documents, translating them into Russian, checking them for compliance with the law of a foreign state, certifying international transactions and consulting clients on foreign law issues.

How We Can Help!

Mr. Joel Stewart is authorized to perform the following notarial actions:

  • Certification of transactions with a real estate object, a car and other property located on the territory of the Russian Federation and CIS countries;

  • Drafting and notarization of a power of attorney for various legal actions on the territory of the Russian Federation and CIS countries;

  • Drawing up and certifying a will, an application for inheritance;

  • Attesting the fidelity of a copy of the document;

  • Attesting the authenticity of the signature on the document;

  • Witnessing the interrogation of a witness for the subsequent submission of a document (affidavit) to the court session of the Russian Court;

  • A certificate of the fact that a person is in a certain place.

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