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Hotline Tip: Documents With Multiple Signatures

By NNA Staff on June 29, 2009 - Occasionally, you may encounter a document that requires several signatures from people in different locations. Here’s what to do.

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Hotline Tip: What To Do If An ID Seems Suspicious

By NNA Staff on June 29, 2009 - As a Notary, you're an identity manager. If you sense something suspicious when examining a client's identity document, ask them about the particulars on their ID.

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Hotline Tip: Out-Of-State Acknowledgments

By NNA Staff on June 22, 2009 - Wording for acknowledgment certificates varies from state to state, and documents often come with out-of-state certificates. Read what to do!

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Hotline Tip: Using A Standard Filing System For Documenting Notarizations

By NNA Staff on June 22, 2009 - Not all states require Notaries to keep journals or records of their notarizations, but it's always a good idea regardless of state law.

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Hotline Tip: What Is A Patent?

By NNA Staff on June 22, 2009 - A patent is a property right granted by the federal government to an inventor.

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Hotline Tip: Notarizing USCIS Forms For Adoptions

By NNA Staff on June 15, 2009 - Form I-171H is among the most common U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) forms for people adopting a child from another country. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Hotline Tip: Using Black Ink With Your Notary Seal

By NNA Staff on June 15, 2009 - With a few exceptions, black is the recommended ink color to use when affixing an official Notary signature or seal because it shows up legibly in microfilm or photocopies.

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Hotline Tip: What Is An Enhanced Driver's License?

By NNA Staff on June 15, 2009 - Enhanced Driver's Licenses are a new, more secure form of identification recently issued by some U.S. border states, including Michigan, New York, Washington and Vermont.

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Building A Taste For eVoting

By NNA Staff on June 09, 2009 - ESTONIA — As the first country in the world with a fully electronic Notary system, this Baltic republic is pushing digital boundaries yet again by testing a nationwide eVoting network.

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Hotline Tip: Notarizing Over The Phone

By NNA Staff on June 08, 2009 - A regular client telephones you and says, “I just mailed you a deed. When you get it, please notarize my signature and mail it right back.” What do you do?

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