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Kevin Neary is a Notary Public and a practising solicitor with offices in Banbridge, Portadown, Dungannon, Armagh, Newry, Crossmaglen, Castlewellan in Northern Ireland and in Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. He specialises in litigation and commercial legal services with particular expertise in property acquisition and Development

Kevin Neary is currently President of the College of Notaries in Northern Ireland.

Kevin is also a Trusts and Estates practitioner (TEP) and a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Kevin practises both in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Donnelly Neary and Donnelly offer a wide range of legal services and pride ourselves on our vast combined experience in the legal field.thenfirm has experts in family, property and employment law in Northern Ireland and in the Republic of Ireland.


FAQ – Notary Public Services in Northern Ireland


What is a Notary Public and what do they do?


A Notary Public is a legally qualified professional who can authenticate and certify documents for use abroad. They verify the authenticity of signatures, administer oaths, and certify copies of original documents.


Why would I need the services of a Notary Public?


Notary services are often required for legal matters involving international transactions, such as buying or selling property overseas, setting up businesses abroad, or executing documents for use in foreign countries.


Can any document be notarized?


Notarization is typically required for documents that will be used internationally, such as powers of attorney, affidavits, contracts, and deeds.

However, the specific requirements may vary depending on the destination country and the purpose of the document.


Do I need to make an appointment to see a Notary Public?


Yes, it’s advisable to make an appointment in advance to ensure the availability of the Notary Public and to allow sufficient time for the notarization process.


What should I bring to my appointment with the Notary Public?


You should bring the original document(s) requiring notarization, along with valid identification such as a passport or driver’s license. Additionally, if the document requires witnesses, you should arrange for them to accompany you.


How much does notarization cost?


The cost of notarization varies depending on the nature and complexity of the documents involved. It’s best to inquire about fees when scheduling your appointment.


Are Notary Public services available for businesses as well as individuals?


Yes, Notary Public services are available to both individuals and businesses in need of notarizing documents for international transactions or legal purposes.



Can a Notary Public provide legal advice?


No, Notary Publics cannot provide legal advice or assistance in drafting documents. Their role is strictly limited to certifying the authenticity of signatures and documents.


How long does the notarization process take?


The time required for notarization can vary depending on factors such as the number of documents involved and the complexity of the transactions.

It’s best to allow sufficient time for the process during your appointment.


Can a Notary Public provide services outside of regular business hours?


Some Notary Publics may offer flexible appointment times to accommodate clients’ schedules. It’s advisable to inquire about after-hours or weekend appointments when scheduling your visit.

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