San Diego Notary

Acts Constituting the Practice of Law

California notaries public are prohibited from performing any duties that may be construed as the unlawful practice of law. Among the acts which constitute the practice of law are the preparation, drafting, or selection or determination of the kind of any legal document, or giving advice in relation to any legal documents or matters. If asked to perform such tasks, a California notary public should decline and refer the requester to an attorney.