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June 2017

May I Notarize A Foreign Language Document?

By NNA Staff on June 28, 2017 - May a Notary perform a notarization if the Notary doesn't understand the language the document is printed in? The NNA Hotline Team provides answers.

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Serving Immigrants The Right Way: What Notaries Should Know

By Michael Lewis on June 28, 2017 - Immigration has become one of the hottest topics in America. As it often does, any discussion of a change in immigration policy causes an untold number of foreign-born residents to seek help — and they often turn to Notaries.

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What California Notaries Need To Know About Notary Certificates

By David Thun on June 28, 2017 - California has very specific requirements for its Notary certificates, and they often cause confusion. Here’s an overview of what Golden State Notaries need to know when completing certificates.

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Another State Says Yes To Webcam Notarizations

By Michael Lewis on June 21, 2017 - Ohio, Texas and Nevada have become the latest states to authorize webcam notarization.

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Can Notaries Use Ditto Marks In Their Journal Entries?

By NNA Staff on June 21, 2017 - May Pennsylvania Notaries use ditto marks for repeated information in a Notary journal? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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Everything A California Notary Should Know About Thumbprints

By Michael Lewis on June 21, 2017 - California has the most extensive and sweeping Notary requirements for recording signers’ thumbprints. But not all notarizations require you to take a thumbprint.

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CA Notary Survey: Fee Increase Has Helped, But Most Oppose Further Price Increases

By David Thun on June 15, 2017 - While more than one third of California Notaries said in a NNA survey the state’s fee increase has helped their business, many feel that the state should not raise Notary fees any higher.

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Can A Jurat Signature Be Corrected?

By NNA Staff on June 15, 2017 - If someone mistakenly signs a document for a jurat outside the Notary's presence, should the signature be crossed out and resigned? The NNA Hotline team has your answers.

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What Would You Do Answers: The Case Of The Childlike Signer

By Michael Lewis on June 15, 2017 - Last week, we asked how you would handle a notarization for a 30-year-old man who speaks and acts like a 10-year-old. Here’s what readers said they would do.

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Tracee Jordan Named Notary Of The Year At NNA 2017 Conference

By Cindy Medrano on June 07, 2017 - Houston Notary Tracee Jordan was honored June 6 for her community service and efforts to help a family who suffered a tragic accident.

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