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Protecting Yourself When In An Unfamiliar Location

By Che Presant on September 16, 2013 - When you think about it, a Notary Signing Agent's job can be pretty scary sometimes. You're sent to the homes of strangers, in a number of cities and counties, at all times of the day or night.

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1,000 U.S. Counties Now Electronically Recording Documents

By David Thun on September 12, 2013 - One thousand county recording offices across the United States are now electronically recording documents, according to the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).

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Hotline Tip: How To Respond When The Signer Is Unsure

By Kelle Clarke on September 12, 2013 - A signer brought in an affidavit ballot saying he believed it required notarization, but he wasn’t certain. Should I perform this notarization?

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Problem With A Notarization-There's A Solution

By Kelle Clarke on September 12, 2013 - National Notary Association seminar instructor Kathleen Taylor shares the following tips on handling common problems.

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Effective Business Development For The Notary Signing Agent

By Chrissey Ladd on September 10, 2013 - For any business to succeed over the long run, it must create and follow an effective business growth plan. This is just as true for independent Notary Signing Agents as it is for the CEOs of multinational conglomerates.

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From Ferrets To Chain Smokers To Hoarders, Signing Agents Expect The Unexpected

By Kelle Clarke on September 05, 2013 - Signing agents need to expect the unexpected — and prepare for those moments as best they can.

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Hotline Tip: When To Record Thumbprints

By Kelle Clarke on September 05, 2013 - Is it a requirement to obtain a thumbprint from all customers in my official journal when completing each notarization?

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Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies And Notaries

By David Thun on September 05, 2013 - Recent court decisions and new state laws permit same-sex couples to legally marry in some jurisdictions — but currently only one state authorizes Notaries to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies.

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