Apostilles are used as transmittal on documents executed in one subscribing country that are being sent to another subscribing country.
An apostille is used to authenticate public documents, certifying the authenticity of the issuing official’s or notary public’s signature on the document, the capacity in which the person has acted, and identifies the seal/stamp which the document bears. Per the Hague Conference on Private International Law, an Apostille can only be issued by a country's Designated Competent Authority. In California, that is the Secretary of State's Office.
Getting an Apostille is the client's responsibility. After having been asked many times to assist with this process, I now offer this as an additional service.
Please contact me for a quote.