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The NNA's Bill Anderson Discusses Industry Issues At Montana Notary Conference

By Michael Lewis on April 09, 2014 - The National Notary Association’s Bill Anderson, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, was a featured speaker at the Montana Secretary of State’s 2014 Notary Conference last week.

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Bank Notary Accused Of Refusing Request From Atheist

By Michael Lewis on April 02, 2014 - The head of a group called American Atheists claims that an employee of a bank in Cranford, New Jersey, refused to notarize several documents for personal reasons, according to statements from the organization.

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Four Common Mistakes Notaries Must Avoid

By David Thun on April 02, 2014 - It’s crucial for Notaries to be on guard against careless errors. Mistakes on a notarized document can have serious consequences for signers, ranging from delays in filing legal papers to mortgage applications being rejected.

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Hotline Tip: Notarizing A Previously Signed Document

By Kelle Clarke on April 02, 2014 - Can I notarize an acknowledgment for a document that has already been signed?

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Notary Public Fees To Increase In Several States

By Kat Garcia on April 02, 2014 - Maryland and Wyoming have raised the fees Notaries may charge for performing notarizations, and several other states are considering legislation that would also raise Notary Public fees.

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Ocwen Financial Robo-Signing Settlement Is Finalized

By Michael Lewis on April 02, 2014 - Ocwen Financial Corporation, the nation’s largest non-bank mortgage servicing company, has agreed to substantial mandates involving the notarization of foreclosure-related documents as part of a $2.1 billion “robo-signing” settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 49 state Attorneys General.

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Certified Signing Specialist Code Of Conduct: Guiding Principle 3

By Bill Anderson on March 26, 2014 - As a Notary Public, a Certified Signing Specialist must be a neutral third party witness.

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Credit Union And Title Company Carry Out First Electronic Closing Of FHA Loan

By Michael Lewis on March 26, 2014 - Stewart Title and Mountain America Credit Union in Utah have executed the first electronic mortgage closings of loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

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Hotline Tip: Notarizing Motor Vehicle Titles

By Kelle Clarke on March 26, 2014 - If I am notarizing a motor vehicle title, do both the seller and the buyer have to be physically present at the same time in order for me to notarize their signatures, or just the seller?

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Three Tax Mistakes Notaries Should Avoid

By David Thun on March 26, 2014 - April 15 is just a few weeks away, and that means it’s time for Notaries to get their tax returns in to the IRS. But be careful not to make mistakes that can cost you a refund.

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