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A Mobile Notary’s Story: Held Hostage At A Closing

By Amanda Doumanian Reeves on January 28, 2015 - As mobile Notaries, we meet many people and travel to a lot of different locations but, safety is always a prime concern. While most people are nice and cooperative, every so often we run into a crazy person.

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Answers To Questions About Illinois’ ‘Notarial Record’ Program

By David Thun on January 22, 2015 - The NNA Hotline has received a number of calls recently about a pilot program in Illinois requiring Notaries in the state to complete a “Notarial Record” when notarizing certain Cook County real estate documents. This guide will help Notaries in the Prairie State comply with this unusual requirement.

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Notary Of Over 30 Years Offers Five Tips For Long-Term Success

By Kelle Clarke on January 21, 2015 - Throughout his 30-plus years as a Notary, Herbert Guinup has seen booms and busts, industry shifts, and more changes than he can count. Along the way he has picked up several tried-and-true strategies to ensure his career longevity.

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What Businesses Need To Know About The New CA Notary Wording

By David Thun on January 21, 2015 - With California’s Notary certificate changes taking effect earlier this month, businesses are asking how the new law will affect their documents. Here are answers to three common questions from businesses.

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Notary Training Providers Worth Checking Out

By David Thun on January 15, 2015 - To help you navigate the Notary training and education waters, below is an overview of some providers.

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Same-Sex Court Ruling Spotlights Impartiality, Opportunities For Florida Notaries

By David Thun on January 15, 2015 - Florida Notaries are now authorized to officiate wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples.

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Four Criteria You Should Consider Before Choosing Your Notary Training

By David Thun on January 08, 2015 - A variety of providers offer training for new and renewing Notaries; but before you sign up it’s a good idea to make sure their course offerings meets these four criteria.

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Tips For Notaries Dealing With California Certificate Changes

By David Thun on January 08, 2015 - With California’s new certificate law now in effect, Notaries in the Golden State are likely to encounter documents that include outdated notarial wording. If you are presented a document with the old, non-compliant wording, consider these solutions:

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Data Security For Notaries: Protecting Your Critical Information

By Kelle Clarke on December 29, 2014 - If there’s a lesson to be learned from the recent, high-profile hacks of Sony Pictures and various celebrity cloud accounts, it’s that data protection is a huge concern for everyone and their mothers — and mobile Notaries.

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Five Things You Need To Know About The New CA Notary Certificate Wording

By NNA Staff on December 29, 2014 - On January 1, a new California law takes effect that requires Notaries to use new certificate wording. Here are five important facts you need to know about the new certificate law.

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