Notary Law Extension for Real Estate Documents

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On May 29, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott extended the temporary suspension of section 121.006(c)(1) of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code to allow for appearance before a notary public via videoconference to acknowledge real-estate instruments such as mortgages.

The suspension of section 121.006(c)(1) (PDF), granted by the Office of the Governor on April 27, 2020, is amended to remain in effect until the earlier of June 30, 2020, or the termination of the March 13, 2020 disaster declaration.