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Three Questions For Notaries To Ask When Dealing With Foreign-Language Issues

By Dave Thun on September 11, 2014 - What do you do if you’re asked to notarize a signature on a document in a language you can’t read — or for a signer whose language you don’t understand? Before proceeding with the notarization, ask yourself these three questions.

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How One Notary Uses SEO Strategies To Grow Her Business

By Kelle Clarke on September 10, 2014 - Notary Sonita Leak, who started building websites as a hobby, uses search engine optimization (SEO) to keep clients coming to her business. She recently shared some of her affordable and user-friendly secrets with the Notary Bulletin.

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May I Notarize A Child Custody Transfer Document For A Parent?

By David Thun on September 10, 2014 - Can I notarize a document transferring custody of a minor from the mother to the father?

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NotaryGadget CEO: ‘Test Drive’ Our Notary Software And Tell Us What You Think

By Kelle Clarke on September 10, 2014 - NotaryGadget creator Steve Bjorkman is offering a free trial of the software asking Notaries to rate the product and explain what you liked, what you didn’t, and what changes or improvements you would make.

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Can I Notarize Signatures On Adoption Documents?

By David Thun on September 04, 2014 - I am a new Notary and work in a hospital. I work closely with our newborn nursery staff, and we often have adoption papers that must be notarized. Am I allowed to notarize these?

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Many States Still Lack Education Requirements Despite Calls For More Notary Training

By David Thun on September 04, 2014 - Lack of Notary training or proper understanding of state Notary laws can result in mistakes that cause major difficulties for signers in any field.

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What If The Name On An ID Doesn’t Match The Name On The Document?

By David Thun on September 04, 2014 - Sometimes the name on a signer’s identification doesn’t exactly match the name on the document being signed. If you encounter a name discrepancy between an ID and a name on a document, here are some options.

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Growing Your Notary Business With Craigslist

By Kelle Clarke on September 03, 2014 - When it comes to affordable advertising, your local Craigslist site has the potential to give you plenty of bang for your buck.

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The Truth About Offering I-9 Services With Your Notary Business

By Kelle Clarke on September 03, 2014 - With the growth of remote employees working away from the office, many Notaries are being approached to perform I-9 verifications for their employers. So the question has come up: is this a viable way for mobile Notaries to make extra money?

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Notaries And Employers Responsible For Avoiding Lending Violations

By Kelle Clarke on August 27, 2014 - As the mortgage industry continues to misunderstand the proper role of Notaries, both Notaries and their employers should proactively work to avoid claims of legal violations, urged a senior executive with a major title company.

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