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July 2017

A Guide To Notary Misconduct Penalties In California

By David Thun on July 25, 2017 - Making a mistake during a notarization can have serious consequences for California Notaries. Learn more about the Golden State’s Notary laws and penalties for misconduct.

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Do I Have To Keep Copies Of Documents I Notarize?

By NNA Staff on July 24, 2017 - Do Notaries have to keep copies of notarized documents as part of their records? The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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May I Notarize A Document That I Translated?

By NNA Staff on July 18, 2017 - Are you allowed to notarize a document that you also translated? The NNA Hotline Team has an answer.

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What Would You Do Answer: The Case Of The Senior Signer

By Michael Lewis on July 18, 2017 - Last week, we presented a real-life scenario of an older signer being pressured by his spouse to sign a real estate document. Here's how our readers said they would handle it.

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3 Reasons To Become An Immigration Forms Specialist

By David Thun on July 13, 2017 - Notaries often encounter customers who need help with immigration paperwork. Some states offer the option of becoming an immigration forms specialist, offering services that don't involve legal advice or representation.

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How Do I Dispose Of My Old Notary Embosser And Journal?

By NNA Staff on July 13, 2017 - What's the proper way to dispose of an old embosser and journal? The NNA Notary Hotline Team answers your questions.

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How To Notarize A Document In California

By Michael Lewis on July 13, 2017 - California has some of the most rigorous requirements for becoming a Notary. To help California Notaries, here is a step-by-step procedure to perform a proper notarization.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of Senior Signer And The Young Wife

By Michael Lewis on July 13, 2017 - An older signer comes to you with his young wife to have a real estate document notarized, but the wife seems to be pressuring him to sign when he had doubts. What would you do?

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Quiz: All About Acknowledgments

By David Thun on July 05, 2017 - Acknowledgments are the most common notarial act requested by signers. But do you know all the ins and outs of performing this kind of notarization properly? Take our quiz and see how well you know acknowledgments.

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What If A Person Signs A Sworn Statement Before They Go To The Notary?

By NNA Staff on July 05, 2017 - If someone mistakenly signs a jurat before appearing before you, what are your options? The NNA Notary Hotline team has your answers.

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