Archive for July, 2011

Counties in Nevada

Posted in Counties in Nevada

Carson City, Churchill County, Clark County, Douglas County, Elko County, Esmeralda County, Eureka County, Humboldt County, Lander County, Lincoln County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Nye County, Pershing County, Storey County, White Pine County

Cities, Towns and Neighborhood in Santa Clara County

Posted in Santa Clara County

Here are 15 incorporated cities and towns in the county:

  • San Jose, which includes all or portions of the former cities/communities of:
    • Alum Rock,
    • Cambrian Park,
    • Willow Glen,
    • East San Jose, and
    • Alviso
  • Campbell
  • Cupertino
  • Gilroy
  • Los Altos
  • Los Altos Hills
  • Los Gatos
  • Milpitas
  • Monte Sereno
  • Morgan Hill
  • Mountain View
  • Palo Alto
  • Santa Clara
  • Saratoga
  • Sunnyvale

San Francisco and China Document Legalization

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San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area.┬áSan Francisco’s economic activity attracts and supports a range of industries. As the base for some of the country’s largest banks, the Pacific Exchange, and over 30 international financial institutions, San Francisco is a center for world commerce.

Common documents that require legalization or authentication are vital records (birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate), power of attorney, articles of incorporation, good standing certificate, certificate of incorporation etc.

Legalization of Power of Attorney

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Power of Attorney Used in China

An example of when you would use a power of attorney in China would be if your parents or spouse have a house, land or bank account and you would need to access on their behalf. They would sign a power of attorney and have the notarized power of attorney legalize for use in China. Legalize documents for use in China can be a daunting task if you don’t have the patience to. It require a few tedious steps that most people can’t deal with. Once legalize, the notarized power of attorney can be used in China.

Does China Require Apostilles

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Does China Require Apostilles

Mainland China is not a member to the Hague Convention; therefore it doesn’t accept apostille. Macau and Hong do accept apostilles. Macau along with Hong Kong are two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China. For mainland China, to legalize or authenticate documents one must go through a lengthy process of chain of authentication.

Chinese Birth Certificate Apostille or Death Certificate Apostille

As noted above, China is not an apostille country; therefore, it would not be an apostille. Most people would have to get their birth certificate legalize or authenticate for use in China. Vital records and legalization plays an important part on what you need to do in China. For example, if your father passed away and he has 5-6 bank accounts in Shanghai and you want to get a hold of the money, this is when legalization come into play. You would probably have to get the death certificate legalize before the government allow you to have access to his accounts.


China Document Authorization

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China is not a member of the Hague Convention; therefore, it is not an apostille country. Processing documents such as birth certificate, power of attorney, corporate documents, articles of incorporation, personal documents, marriage certificate etc. one must go through a lengthy process of chain of authentication. When the document is fully legalized it can be recognize in China.