Do Lease Agreements Need to Be Notarized in California?

This question is about California Residential Lease Agreement

Do Lease Agreements Need to Be Notarized in California?

No, lease agreements do not need to be notarized in California. As long as the criteria for a legally binding lease are met, it is not required to have the lease notarized.

A tenant and landlord can agree to have the lease notarized if they wish, but it is not required by California state law.

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