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  • Valuable info Notary requirements Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. Sec. 132.001
    Notary requirements
    As of 2011, the need for Notary Public have been severally been reduced in most circumstances. Other than for taking an oath of office or another oath required to be taken before a specified official other than a Notary Public, an "unsworn declaration" can be used instead of a notary. The form of the unsworn declaration is:

    My name is _______, my date of birth is ___, and my address is _____________________ (including county and zip code). I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.

    Executed in ___ County, State of Texas, on the __ day of ________

    Declarant
    An alternate form is required if the person signing the document is an inmate. See Section 132.001 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code for details of the new law.

    As with any new law, it is yet to be seen exactly how this will work in practice. If a
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  • What is a 12.45 in a criminal case
    criminal case
    Texas Penal Code Sec. 12.45.Sec. 12.45. ADMISSION OF UNADJUDICATED OFFENSE. (a) A person may, with the consent of the attorney for the state, admit during the sentencing hearing his guilt of one or more unadjudicated offenses and request the court to take each into account in determining sentence for the offense or offenses of which he stands adjudged guilty. (b) Before a court may take into account an admitted offense over which exclusive venue lies in another county or district, the court must obtain permission from the prosecuting attorney with jurisdiction over the offense. (c) If a court lawfully takes into account an admitted offense, prosecution is barred for that offense.

    What does this mean:

    In a nutshell:

    "Texas Penal Code section 12.45 provides that during a sentencing hearing and with the State's consent, a defendant may admit
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