If notary is not paying for the room rental at another stranger ( unrelated attty or unrelated title office), i guess any place is valid. BTW< does Texas think we live in B/W era? How does such questions / issues gets addressed in other states?
Here is a situation regarding pumping gas and gets discussed often in news radio.
NJ state think that one need an attendant to pump gas, as ordinary people pumping gas is considered safe?
NY state thinks public can pump gas, but cannot put lock in handle and wait for auto shutoff?
CT state allows self pump with lock/auto shutoff.
Do lawmakers think people in different states have different risk levels?
Can people in texas make a phone call to lender / title if there is an issue? Is such phone call valid , even if you are in some title/atty/banks office who are NOT in the loan?
Seems like grandfathered laws that never got updated ?