California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 1193

OFFICERS MUST AFFIX THEIR SIGNATURES.  Officers taking and certifying acknowledgments or proof of instruments for record, must authenticate their certificates by affixing thereto their signatures, followed by the names of their offices;  also, their seals of office, if by the laws of the State or country where the acknowledgment or proof is taken, or by authority of which they are acting, they are required to have official seals.


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