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Call For NNA 2014 Presenters: We Want Your Ideas For Workshops

By David Thun on August 29, 2013 - The NNA is gearing up for next year's Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and we want you to be involved.

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Five Ways To Find A Notary Mentor

By Kelle Clarke on August 29, 2013 - For new or relatively inexperienced mobile Notaries looking to get their careers started, finding a mentor is one of the best decisions you can make.

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Hotline Tip: Dealing With A Power Of Attorney Signing Situation

By Kelle Clarke on August 29, 2013 - How should a borrower sign a document using a Power Of Attorney?

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Mortgage Servicers Falling Short In Implementing CFPB Mandates

By Michael Lewis on August 29, 2013 - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) examiners have found that many companies in the mortgage servicing industry — especially nonbank firms — are falling short in implementing a wide range of mandates designed to protect consumers.

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New Laws Mean A World Of Change For Oregon Notaries

By David Thun on August 29, 2013 - Oregon has made extensive changes to its Notary laws and procedures, which go into effect on September 1.

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What Notarial Act Is Needed

By David Thun on August 26, 2013 - Even before you start a notarization, it can be challenging to determine what type of act is required.

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Celebrating Anniversaries Of 'Model Notary Act' And Notary 'Code'

By David Thun on August 22, 2013 - This year, the NNA is celebrating important anniversaries of two groundbreaking resources for Notaries: The Notary Public Code of Professional Responsibility and the Uniform Notary Act.

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Hotline Tip: Certified Copies Of Marriage Certificates

By Kelle Clarke on August 22, 2013 - I have been asked to notarize a copy of a marriage certificate by performing a jurat. Is this a permissible notarial act?

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Justice Department Launches Database To Deter 'Notario' Fraud

By David Thun on August 22, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a new online registration program for immigration law practitioners that will help deter immigration services fraud — often involving individuals advertising themselves as Notarios Publicos, who charge immigrants thousands of dollars for fraudulent legal services.

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Practical Tips For Dealing With Challenging Signers

By Kelle Clarke on August 22, 2013 - From belligerent borrowers to over-zealous house pets, ultra-messy households to overly-chatty signers, Notary Signing Agents encounter their fair share of challenging situations.

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