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Certified Signing Specialist Code of Conduct: Guiding Principle 8

By Bill Anderson on November 20, 2014 - Guiding Principle 8 of the Certified Signing Specialist Code of Conduct reads: “The Certified Signing Specialist will not advertise signing services in a manner that is unprofessional, false, misleading or deceptive.”

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New Notary Stamps Smaller, Easier To Use

By David Thun on November 20, 2014 - The NNA’s Style Stamps and Elite Stamps received a makeover this month with new, improved features that make them easier to use.

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Notaries Updated On The State Of eNotarization

By Michael Lewis on November 20, 2014 - The NNA’s Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Bill Anderson, earlier this month briefed more than 100 Maryland Notaries on the current state of electronic notarization addressing how it works, the laws governing electronic transactions, where it’s going, and more.

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Can I Accept An Expired Driver's License As ID From A Signer?

By NNA Staff on November 19, 2014 - Can you notarize for a client who has an expired driver's license?

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WWYD: The Case Of The Unidentifiable Signer-Your Answers

By Kelle Clarke on November 14, 2014 - Last month, we posed the scenario of the Unidentifiable Signer, in which a nicely dressed woman provided an ID with a photo that didn’t bear much resemblance to the person in front of you. Our Facebook Community provided great answers,

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Create The Notary Advertising Strategy Best For You — And Your Budget

By Kelle Clarke on November 13, 2014 - With a little knowledge, a lot of persistence, and maybe a smidge of tech savvy, you can execute an effective marketing strategy with any budget, as illustrated by the successful Notaries with whom we recently spoke.

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Handling Requests To Notarize Out-Of-State Documents

By Kelle Clarke on November 13, 2014 - Notaries know they are only authorized to notarize within the jurisdiction defined by your state. But what do you do if a signer needs to have an out-of-state document notarized?

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NNA 2008 Notary Of The Year Liz Adams: A Look Back

By NNA Staff on November 13, 2014 - While nominations for the 2015 Notary of the Year continue, we take a look back at 2008’s award recipient, Liz Adams of Orlando, Florida.

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Where To Get The New California Notary Certificates

By David Thun on November 13, 2014 - There are several ways to obtain certificates that have the compliant language. If you are an NNA member, the updated certificates are available immediately at no cost as a member benefit. If you are not an NNA member, you may purchase Notary certificates with the 2015-compliant language.

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Do I Need To Ask For A Birth Certificate From Parents?

By David Thun on November 06, 2014 - What do you do when the parents of a child ask you to notarize signatures for travel documents verifying that they are the parents of a 3-year-old, but they do not have a birth certificate?

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