This document is the Notary Public and Justice of the Peace manual prepared by the Secretary of State with the advice and approval of the Attorney General pursuant to RSA 455:17. The manual addresses the law and other relevant information pertaining to Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace in the State of New Hampshire. It also briefly addresses the role and function of Commissioners of Deeds and other officials authorized by statute to perform notarial acts. The manual is organized into sections. First, the Uniform Law on Notarial Acts is covered. Second, for each officer, the duties, recommended procedures, and other relevant information are addressed. Third, ethical considerations for all notarial officers are addressed, and the Notary Public Code of Responsibility – Guiding Principles, developed by the National Notary Association, is included. Finally, sample documents and copies of forms, and other information are provided in the Appendix.