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February 2016

Building A Notary Business: It Pays to Have a Plan

By Marcy Tiberio on February 24, 2016 - Whether you are a full-time, part-time, new, or experienced Notary, it is important to have a business plan. Build your business with these key points.

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Can A Person Named In A Document Serve As A Credible Witness?

By NNA Staff on February 24, 2016 - I am notarizing a document that requires signature witnesses. Can these signature witnesses also serve as credible witnesses to identify the signer?

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NNA 2016 Updates And ‘Can’t Miss’ Events For Notaries

By David Thun on February 24, 2016 - Notaries can get the most out of NNA Conference 2016 with this recommended list of “can’t miss” events for Notaries and NSAs of all experience levels.

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Can I Accept A Prison ID?

By NNA Staff on February 17, 2016 - California Notaries may accept an inmate ID card to perform a notarization if the card is issued by the CDCR. Details available from the NNA Hotline.

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Get More Out Of NNA 2016 With Exclusive Notary App

By Kat Garcia on February 11, 2016 - Attendees heading to Anaheim, California, this June for NNA 2016 will be able to keep up with events via a new mobile application.

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Can I Change An Incorrect Date On The Notary Certificate?

By NNA Staff on February 10, 2016 - If an incorrect date is filled in on a Notary certificate that is presented to me, can I line through the incorrect date and correct it?

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Most States Don’t Think Notaries Need Any Training

By David Thun on February 10, 2016 - 32 states don’t think Notaries need any kind of training or preparation to carry out their duties. And that puts countless transactions at risk.

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Proposed Virginia Regulation Would Require Notary Signing Agents To Be Licensed

By NNA Staff on February 05, 2016 - The National Notary Association is urging Virginia Signing Agents to voice opposition against a proposed regulation that would require NSAs in the state to become licensed settlement agents.

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3 Tips For Notaries At Tax Time

By David Thun on February 03, 2016 - The deadline to file 2015 income taxes is only a few months away. Here are answers to 3 important tax questions to help Notaries get started.

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Can I Notarize For A Relative?

By NNA Staff on February 03, 2016 - A Notary in Alabama may notarize for relatives. But the better practice would be to refrain from notarizing the signature of an immediate family member.

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