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Handling Improper Documents When It's The Drafter's Mistake

By Chrissey Ladd on August 17, 2012 - Notaries have been trained to decline improper documents. However, when their business reputation is put at risk by declining to notarize a faulty document requested by a high volume referral source, their position becomes precarious.

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Proposed Changes To RESPA, TILA Disclosure Forms Garner Positive Reactions From NSAs

By NNA Staff on August 17, 2012 - Notary Signing Agents are reacting positively to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s proposed revisions to financial disclosure forms that are included in mortgage closing document packages.

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West Coast Cities Lead In Demand For Healthcare Workers In Q2 2012

By NNA Staff on August 17, 2012 - Demand for healthcare workers grew fastest in West Coast cities in the second quarter of 2012, according to data published by Health Workforce Solutions LLC (HWS), a leading healthcare research firm.

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Feds Impose Strict Settlement Fines Against Nation's Leading Insurance Provider

By Kelle Clarke on August 16, 2012 - The Federal Reserve has fined MetLife, Inc. $3.2 million for its abuses and misconduct during the foreclosure crisis as part of an ongoing nationwide effort to implement the rules and penalties set forth by the National Mortgage Settlement.

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Quiz: Jurats

By David Thun on August 16, 2012 - What is the difference between an oath and affirmation during a jurat? What certificate wording is used for a jurat? Take our quiz and test your knowledge.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Still Use My Outdated Stamp For Notarization?

By NNA Staff on August 16, 2012 - If my commission has been renewed but I do not yet have a seal with the new expiration date, can I use my current stamp, strike out the old date, and hand-write the new expiration date?

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Settlement Reached In LPS Fraud Case, Company Founder Still Under Investigation

By NNA Staff on August 16, 2012 - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has announced the settlement of criminal proceedings against mortgage servicing company DOCX, in an agreement forged with its parent company Lender Processing Services.

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Crimes Involving Seal Theft Underscore Importance Of Securing Notary Tools

By Kelle Clarke on August 09, 2012 - A stolen Notary seal becomes quite dangerous in the wrong hands — and could lead to liability concerns for the Notary.

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Feds Impose Strict Settlement Fines Against Nation's Leading Insurance Provider

By Kelle Clarke on August 09, 2012 - The Federal Reserve has fined MetLife, Inc. $3.2 million for its abuses and misconduct during the foreclosure crisis as part of an ongoing nationwide effort to implement the rules and penalties set forth by the National Mortgage Settlement.

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Hotline Tip: How Can I Protect A Loose Certificate Against Fraud?

By NNA Staff on August 09, 2012 - What is the best way to ensure that a loose certificate won’t be fraudulently removed and attached to another document?

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