The Law Offices of Paul J. Burkhart, PL are proud to announce that Attorney Paul J. Burkhart has been appointed as a Florida Civil Law Notary.

 A Civil Law Notary, also known as a Florida International Notary is appointed by the Florida Secretary of State for life. Civil Law Notaries are required to complete extensive training and pass a State-administered examination.

The Civil Law Notary authenticates the accuracy and legal sufficiency of documents, particularly in transactions between people in different countries. They also verify the authority of individuals to approve contracts on behalf of companies.

If you have any questions, or if you or someone you know might benefit from Paul’s services as a Civil Law Notary, please contact the Law Office of Paul J. Burkhart at 561-880-0155 or email him at

Below are some documents that explains in more detail what a Civil Law Notary is.

Art USNA Notary Review ‘Civil Law Notaries Offer Authentication of Documents’
Art Action Line (C Wilder) ‘The Florida Civil-Law Notary’ (CLN)
Art Les Carrieres du Droit, S Kelly ‘Legal Pioneers’ (re CLNs)
Art Washington Lawyer, N Karambelas, ‘Civil Law Notary-An Office Whose Times has Come’
Art Immigration Law Today, B Campbell & R Neiwirth, ‘The Use of Civil Law Notaries In the Immigration Law Arena’
Art Stetson Law Review, B McClane & M Tessitore ‘The Florida Civil-law Notary-A Practical New Tool for Doing Business with Latin America’
Art Florida Lawyer, D Corder ‘Much More Than a Rubber Stamp’
Art The Fund Concept, M Scaletta ‘Florida Civil-Law Notaries’
Art D Willig (NACLN) ‘La Florida y los Principios Fundamentales del Notariado Latino’