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CHAPTER III.

Part G. Infractions by Notaries Public

Both of these possible infractions require that the notary public willfully or deliberately fail to perform an action required by law. This is different from failing to perform an action through negligence.


Section 1. Change of Address

Willful failure to notify the California Secretary of State of a change of principal place of business address or residence address is punishable as an infraction by a fine of up to $500.
California Government Code section 8213.5


Section 2. Name Change

Willful failure to notify the California Secretary of State of a name change is punishable as an infraction by a fine of up to $500.
California Government Code section 8213.6
 

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