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WVC 39 - 4 - 8 §39-4-8. Authority to refuse to perform notarial act.

     (a) A notarial officer may refuse to perform a notarial act if the officer is not satisfied that:

     (1) The individual executing the record is competent or has the capacity to execute the record; or

     (2) The individual's signature is knowingly and voluntarily made.

     (b) A notarial officer may refuse to perform a notarial act unless refusal is prohibited by law other than this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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