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Notary Bulletin

Hotline Tip: Can I Notarize A Document In Which I'm Mentioned?

I’ve been asked to notarize a document that includes myself on a list of people being authorized as representatives of the signer. Can I perform this notarization, or should I get a Notary who is not mentioned in the document to perform it?

Do I Have To Record Work-Related Notarizations?

My employer requires me to be a Notary as part of my job. I record notarizations I perform outside the job, but do I need to document every signature of my employer for work-related notarizations?

Wisconsin Notaries Now Regulated By New State Agency

Wisconsin’s Notaries are now under the authority of the state Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), which has taken over the administration of new and renewing Notary commission applications from the Secretary of State.