GA Executive Order Allowing Remote Notarization and Attestation (April 9, 2020)
Suspends Georgia laws requiring that notarial acts be performed in physical presence of notary public. Provides that such acts may be performed via real-time communications technology as long as certain conditions are met, including that the notary public is located in the state of Georgia and is a licensed Georgia attorney or supervised one. Signers must present satisfactory evidence of identity via video and transmit copies of the document to the notary public on the same date. Also provides that any requirement that a document be signed/executed/attested/etc. in the physical presence of another may be satisfied by real-time remote means.