Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano (BakerHostetler, LLP): New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology’ (October 8, 2020)

Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano, of BakerHostetler, LLP, have made available for download their article, “New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology,'” published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows:

By Executive Order 202.67 dated October 4, 2020, Governor Cuomo has further extended his prior orders permitting the use of audio-visual technology for notarization and witnessing, as provided below, through November 3, 2020. Specifically, the Governor stated, “I hereby continue the declaration of the State Disaster Emergency effective March 7, 2020, as set forth in Executive Order 202.” Executive Orders 202.13, 202.14, 202.18, 202.28, 202.38, 202.48, 202.55, and 202.60 previously extended the expiration dates for the applicable Orders described below.
To assist notaries and the public, the New York Department of State has issued official guidelines (dated March 31, 2020) for implementing Governor Cuomo’s remote notarization order.

Click here to view Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano’s summary of “New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology.'”

Posted by Elise Kim, Managing Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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