By virtue of their office, a Paralegal may take affidavits and commission legal oaths, affirmations, or declarations in accordance with the provisions of the (the “Act”) .
Effective August 01, 2020, there is updated regulations that allow Paralegals to offer remote commissioning services. However, some conditions apply.
Amanda J Edwin provides commissioning services in the Region of Waterloo for the following:
$20.00 - 1st document
$15.00 - per additional document up to 5 at the same appointment
For more than 5 documents, a volume discount will be applied.
If a document is sworn or affirmed in front of a Commissioner of Oaths, it has the same effect as if the person making the statement makes it under Oath. This means that there can be serious consequences for swearing a false affidavit which is the reason that many important documents require this formality.
Amanda J Edwin is licenced by the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) to provide legal services within the Paralegal scope of practice in the Province of Ontario only. The information contained in this website is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter. Do not act or refrain from action without first seeking a review of your circumstances from a qualified legal professional. You should not send any confidential information through this website. Transmitting information through this website does not create or constitute a paralegal-client relationship without a signed retainer agreement. By using this website, you understand and accept the warnings, and agree to waive all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this site. While the owner tries to ensure that the website materials are up to date, there is no guarantee of this and you should contact the company directly to answer any questions you may have.
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