The notarization of a private document was conducted for a local resident on the evening of May 6, 2015. The signer called early Wednesday morning with need for an after hours document notary. The assignment was conducted shortly after the signer finished his work duties. Because of the type of signing, there was a need for witnesses. In the State of South Carolina, a document may be witnessed by the notary, therefore, Certified Notary Public Signing Agent Sonita M. Leak acted as one. Another unrelated third party acted as the other witness. The document was then notarized by Sonita.