San Diego Notary

Certified Copies

California statute specifies that a notary public may only certify copies of powers of attorney under Probate Code section 4307 and certify copies of his or her notary public journal. (Government Code sections 8205(a)(4), 8205(b)(1), and 8206(e))

Certified copies of birth, fetal death, death, and marriage records may be made only by the State Registrar, by duly appointed and acting local registrars during their term of office, and by county recorders. (Health & Safety Code section 103545)