PRICE & TIME & LOCATION
The average cost is $100 plus GST per document or function. Exact cash, a cheque or Visa/MCard accepted (1% surcharge for c/card payments). Receipts are provided. Invoicing is available for repeat clients and companies.
We maintain high standards and have reporting and record keeping responsibilities. Please allow 40-60mins.
We we will visit you. Travelling costs may apply.
WHAT TO BRING
Firstly, please call us on 02 98181813 or 0411283776 to set up a time and day. We'll always want you to first send us the documents by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before a time and day is confirmed.
On the day, please bring:
1. ID to meet a 100 point check. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100_point_check
2. The documents to be notarised.
3. A means of payment
4. Your patience. The process is an exacting one and cannot be rushed.
Failure to follow the above instructions may result in delay or an inability to assist you.
WHAT'S A NOTARY?
Amongst other things, Notaries authenticate and prepare documents for use overseas. They also witness signatures when documents are being signed, authenticate a person's identity and certify true copies of documents.
Historically, the role of a Notary can be traced back to Ancient Rome where they were Notaries were known as Scribes. In 1279, the Archbishop of Canterbury was authorised by the Pope to appoint Notaries. In more recent times, Notaries are appointed by the Courts.
Anny Slater is a lawyer and appointed to the role of a Notary by the Supreme Court of New South Wales in accordance with the Public Notaries Act 1997(NSW) and the Public Notaries Appointment Rules 1998.
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question: Can you witness a document that I have already signed?
Answer: No. You are obliged to sign in the presence of the Notary.
Question: Where do I obtain an Apostille?
Answer: After the Notary has authenticated the document, you must visit the relevant Consulate or DFAT http://bit.ly/2oJT4ev
Question: Can I bring my children?
Answer: Well behaved children are always welcome but, they may get bored. Please bring activities for your children.
ABOUT ANNY SLATER
Anny has over 10yrs experience as a Notary and over 25 years experience as an intellectual property lawyer.
She was recently judged NSW Woman Lawyer of the Year by a panel including the NSW Attorney General’s Dept, the Australian Corporate Lawyers' Assn and the Law Society of NSW and placed on the NSW State Government’s Honour Roll for her outstanding achievements in law, arts and the community. She is referred to in Legal Profiles and Asia Pacific 500 as being ‘outstanding’, providing a ‘commercially focused and highly personalised service’. In the recent past, Anny was a finalist for Australian Legal Personality of the Year alongside Sir William Deane and in 2015 was named Sole Practitioner of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly "Women in Law" Awards. She has also recently been named an international IPStar by 'Managing Intellectual Property' Magazine of London.