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Notary Bulletin


NNA Concerns Grow Over 'Robo-Signing' Crisis, Offers Support To Notaries, Supervisors

By NNA Staff on December 14, 2011 - The National Notary Association is increasing its outreach to Notaries and their supervisors with critical guidance on proper notarial procedures and reducing corporate risk.

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NNA Kicks Off 55th Anniversary Sweepstakes With Weekly And Grand Prize Giveaways

By NNA Staff on December 14, 2011 - In celebration of the NNA’s 55th year serving the Notary community, the organization has announced the launch of its 55th Anniversary Sweepstakes, which begins this week and runs through May 2012.

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Notaries In Nevada 'Robo-Signing' Case Testify They Were Pressured To Improperly Notarize Thousands Of Documents

By NNA Staff on December 14, 2011 - Several Las Vegas Notaries involved in Nevada’s massive "robo-signing" case testified before a grand jury that they were not trained to perform their notarial duties properly and were concerned they would be fired if they did not comply with their bosses' orders to perform improper notarizations.

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Financial & Corporate Services Section Adviser: James D. Ratley

By NNA Staff on December 07, 2011 - James D. Ratley graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Backdate A Mortgage Document?

By NNA Staff on December 07, 2011 - I recently notarized a mortgage signing in which one of the documents sent to the lender was misplaced. The signing agency has asked me to contact the signers, re-execute the document and notarize it for a past date, or, in other words, post-date the notarization. Can I do this?

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Nevada AG Charges Three More Notaries In 'Robo-Signing' Scheme

By NNA Staff on December 07, 2011 - Following a Nevada grand jury indictment of two supervisors for a national mortgage servicing company accused of directing what prosecutors describe as a “massive ‘robo-signing’ scheme,” the state Attorney General’s office has charged three more Notaries involved in the case.

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NNA Webinar To Focus On Proper Use And Recording Of Credible Witnesses In Notarial Acts

By NNA Staff on December 07, 2011 - As part of the new “Commonly Asked Questions” webinar series, the NNA will be hosting a 30-minute webinar on Monday, December 12 focusing on the proper use and recording of credible witnesses during a notarization.

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