In Mexico and other Latin American countries, a notario publico carries a lot of weight in the completion of many legal transactions. But in the United States, they can be prosecuted for practicing law, as one affiliated with a Stamford, Conn., attorney is now learning.

A notario publico working south of the border is held in high esteem and can earn a pretty good living. In Mexico, for example, they must process the incorporation of every company, the creation of every mortgage and will and the buying or selling of real estate. They can also serve as arbitrators and mediators, intervene in judicial proceedings and ensure the legality of company bylaws, power of attorney agreements and other documents.

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