Can a county clerk certify that a document is a true copy? If so, does the original document have to be maintained in that office?

Agency: State

Yes, a county clerk can certify that a document is a true copy if it is a document maintained in the county clerk's office. The general principle is that the original document, which is used to make the copy, remains in the clerk's office.

 

 

 

 

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