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Notary Bulletin


Join Us For Conference 2013 In Austin, Texas!

By NNA Staff on June 14, 2012 - Conference 2012 may be over, but it’s never too early to plan ahead for Conference 2013.

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Legal Professionals Section Advisor: Patricia Fry

By David Thun on June 14, 2012 - Patricia Fry is a longtime member of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL).

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NNA June Webinar To Focus On Signature By Mark

By Kelle Clarke on June 14, 2012 - The next installment of the NNA’s “Commonly Asked Questions” webinar series launches June 29, and will focus on how to perform a “signature by mark” notarization. This webinar is offered at no charge to all Notaries.

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Notarized Affidavits Required In New Domestic Partnership Registry

By Kelle Clarke on June 14, 2012 - Unmarried couples will be able to register for domestic partnership rights in Tampa Bay, Florida, using a new registry scheduled to launch later this month. The registry requires notarized affidavits by both partners, and will grant rights similar to those legally granted through traditional marriage.

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Celebrating 'Service, Integrity, Trust' At Conference 2012

By Michael Lewis on June 07, 2012 - The National Notary Association’s 34th Annual Conference in San Diego wrapped up four days of seminars, networking events and special presentations this week amid an atmosphere of renewal and rededication to the essential role of the Notary Public office.

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Feds Launch Anti-Fraud Website; Encourage Whistleblowers To Come Forward

By Kelle Clarke on June 07, 2012 - As part of the nationwide effort to combat mortgage fraud, the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) Working Group has launched a website where people can report incidents of fraud involving mortgage-based securities.

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Hotline Tip: Is A Notarial Act Still Valid If There Is No Notary Seal?

By NNA Staff on June 07, 2012 - If a Notary includes his or her information and signature on documents being notarized, but does not apply the official seal, is the notarial act still valid?

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'Like' Or 'Share' The NNA's Facebook Page And We'll Donate $1 To Fight Prostate Cancer

By NNA Staff on June 07, 2012 - The NNA’s campaign to fight cancer last month was so successful that we’re doing it again, this time in observance of Father’s Day.

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Quiz: Proper Handling Of Your Notary Tools

By David Thun on June 07, 2012 - A Notary’s seal and journal are important tools for performing your duties, and need to be handled properly. Careless use of these tools can be exploited by dishonest persons to falsify notarizations or commit other unethical acts. Test your knowledge of best practices when using or storing your notarial tools.

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