Document granted by and in front of a public notary who attests to what is contained in it, such as a public deed of sale of a property. This document provides the transaction with legal validity, with the notary overseeing reviewing the content and with his signature to officially record the contract, (which is signed by the buyer, the seller, and by the notary himself). The events that usually require the process of the public deed are usually the purchase and sale of real estate, the incorporation of a corporation or company, the adjudication of an inheritance and the signing of a mortgage.