Family1st Notary LLC

Notary Public and Signing Service Provider


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Bringing Our Business To You

Services Offered

Mobile (Travel) and

Remote Notarization

  • Car Titles
  • Power Of Attorney
  • Affidavits
  • Lease Agreements
  • Annuities
  • Advance Directives
  • Quit Claim Deeds
  • Grant Deed

** Many Additional Documents

**Remote Online Notarizations are able to be completed on smart devices with audio/visual capabilities.

Signing Services

Signing services are completed by notaries who have been trained and certified to handle buyer, seller and loan documents.

Signing services generally include printing documents, meeting the signer, notarizing their signature, and quickly returning the documents for processing back to the lender or title company via overnight mail. This can also include scan backs. This process deters Mortgage Fraud.

I-9 Verification Services

One of our trained notaries will come to the signer's location and act as the agent for the requesting employer, to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals who will potentially be hired for employment in the United States.

All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States.

Each appointment is confidential. Your documents are kept under lock and key and any personal information is deleted and shredded so that it all remains private.

Every Appointment will be on time, every time unless it is something that could not be avoided.

We will always remain professional by being prepared and bringing what is needed to complete the notary act so that the process begins and ends efficiently.

We make sure to stay up to date with all Ohio Notary Laws and processes. We are required to recertify with the NNA annually.

We PROMISE to make sure your documents are notarized error free and rechecked for any discrepancies.

Locations and Service Hours

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We are based in Cuyahoga Falls however we service the counties of Summit, Portage, Stark, Wayne, Medina and Cuyahoga.

We offer services at all hospitals, nursing homes, corporations, residential properties, courthouses and correctional facilities.

Our hours of service are Monday through Fridays 5pm to 8pm, Saturdays 8am to 3pm and Sundays 8am to 1pm.

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We offer: Mobile/Travel Notarizations, I-9 Verifications

(we come to you)


Remote Online Notarizations

(Can be done for any of the USA,

if the signer is not in U.S., the content of the document must pertain to the U.S.)

***Must have a Smart Device***

(Iphone/ Android or Laptop/Desktop)

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De'Ja Carlisle-CEO

Commissioned Notary

Certified Signing Agent

Authorized Remote Online Notary

About us-Tragedy and Triumph

2020 was a year many of us would like to forget due to the pandemic. Yet for me, De'Ja Carlisle, the President of Family1st, it was a year of tragedy and triumph. March 25th, I lost my oldest child of 5, to asthma, just a few hours prior to his 29th birthday. As a grieving mother, I can attest that there is no greater pain than losing a child. Due to the pandemic, the resources for grief were limited or just non existent in a capacity that was very much needed. I left my job of many years because I could not function in a way that was beneficial for not only myself but also the public. In addition to that I had to be strong for my Family as well.

Fortunately, I had a wonderful support system but I needed more, to help me adapt to this new way of life without my Son. So I decided to do notary just as something to do here and there and make some extra money. Nothing could ever take the place of him but it helped me find other things to focus on instead of being a emotional wreck.

While doing Notarizations, going to different locations and meeting different people, I saw just how appreciated and needed my services were. I was even able to get my 10 year old Grandchild to help. That way she made her own money, and learned some financial responsibility. In 2021 all 3 of my daughters gave birth and I became a Grandmother of 8. My youngest son was now filling the shoes of his older brother and is known to the Grandbabies as Big Uncle.

In 2021 my oldest Son would have been 30 and I felt like I needed something to mark that year, in addition to my Sons' birthday. I needed to do something that was big for all of us, something that allowed me to continue to help the public and something to assist me with being able to spend more time with my Family.

So, I studied, took the course and became a Certified Signing Agent, I became Authorized to complete Remote Online Notarizations and decided to incorporate I-9 Verifications. This opened many doors for me to work with over 100 signing agencies, title companies, lawyers and many others. Also in 2021 Family1st became accredited by the Better Business Bureau and affiliated with the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce. In 2022 the company became a Ohio Certified Minority/ Woman - Owned Enterprise.

A lot of our business has come from word of mouth, through repeat customers, family and friends. This confirms not only that the service that is being provided, is much needed, it also lets me know that the quality of our work is well above standards. This can be proven by the google reviews, in addition to us being compared to some of the corporate companies that offer notary work and have been in business for many years.

With that all being said, I just want to say that on behalf of every staff member at Family1st, we are Grateful for each and every referral, kind word and show of support!

Thank you for believing in us but most importantly, Trusting us with your important documents.

Please feel free to email any questions or concerns to:

216-282-6193-call or text to book an appointment