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Hotline Tips

How Do I Deal With A Discrepancy In A Newlywed's ID?

By NNA Staff on April 23, 2015 - Learn what a Notary should do if a newlywed’s ID does not match her new last name displayed on the document being notarized.

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Who Can Issue An Apostille?

By NNA Staff on April 15, 2015 - Can a Notary issue an “apostille” for a document?

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Can I Notarize For A Signer Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease?

By NNA Staff on April 08, 2015 - Can Notaries perform notarizations for signers who have Alzheimer’s disease? The NNA provides some helpful advice for navigating this situation.

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Can I Notarize A Character Reference For My Daughter?

By NNA Staff on April 01, 2015 - Have you ever been asked to notarize a character reference for a family member? Find out if this falls within legal and best practice guidelines for Notaries.

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What State Laws Apply To An Out-Of-State Notary Commission?

By NNA Staff on March 25, 2015 - If a Notary lives in one state but works in another, it can be tricky to know which state’s laws apply to his commission. Get the details from the NNA bulletin.

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May I Notarize A Child’s Permission Form To Travel Overseas?

By NNA Staff on March 18, 2015 - Parents traveling overseas may need to have a “Parental Letter of Agreement for International Travel with Children” notarized. Notaries can perform this act.

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Can I Notarize A ‘Corporate Structure’ Jurat?

By NNA Staff on March 11, 2015 - If your company has asked you to notarize their “corporate structure,” you could notarize a jurat for the CFO. Find out more from the NNA Hotline.

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What Do I Do When I've Used My Entire Notary Journal?

By NNA Staff on March 04, 2015 - When Notaries have filled their journals, they must follow the law in their respective states to either retain the journals or deliver them to the County Clerk.

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My Ex-Employer Won't Return My Notary Seal

By NNA Staff on February 26, 2015 - Has a previous employer tried to keep your Notary seal and commission certificate? This is illegal. Read these tips for getting your Notary seal back.

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Can A Notary 'Witness' Signatures Without Personal Appearance?

By NNA Staff on February 18, 2015 - A Notary in Minnesota is asked to witness signatures without the signer making a physical appearance. The NNA Hotline explains why this is not legal.

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