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Notary Bulletin

Hotline Tip: What Is Imposture?

Imposture is when a dishonest person obtains a genuine identification document from a state or federal issuing agency by posing as another person and falsely submitting the other person's name.

Hotline Tip: Fixing A Bad Seal Impression

You’re at the final stages of a notarization. Everything’s gone smoothly until you stamp the document, and the seal is unreadable. What do you do?

Hotline Tip: What Is A Loose Certificate?

A loose certificate is a notarial certificate that is contained on a separate sheet of paper and is not part of the original document.

Hotline Tip: Certifying An Event

Notaries often are asked to certify that certain events or actions have occurred, but this is not the usual notarial act. What do you do?