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August 2017

Beware Phone Scammers Posing As Notary Surety Bond Companies

By David Thun on August 31, 2017 - Notaries be warned: A Florida Notary was recently contacted by a scammer posing as a representative of Merchants Bonding Company.

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Grassroots Efforts Stall Anti-Immigration Consultant Bill

By NNA Staff on August 31, 2017 - The California Immigration Consultant industry will remain intact for now, as a bill that would have banned the practice has been halted in the state legislature for 2017.

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May A Notary Prepare And Distribute Legal Documents?

By NNA Staff on August 31, 2017 - A Utah Notary asks if it's OK to prepare and distribute a power of attorney for a customer. The Hotline Team has the answer.

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Notary Community Rallying For Hurricane Relief Efforts

By NNA Staff on August 31, 2017 - With millions affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, now’s the time for Notaries around the country to come together for the greater good.

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What Pennsylvania Notaries Need To Know About RULONA

By Kat Garcia on August 31, 2017 - As the Keystone State prepares for the changes RULONA will bring to its Notaries, the NNA is teaming up with the Pennsylvania Bankers Association to offer a webinar focused on what the changes mean for Notaries in their daily work.

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Notary Survey: Employees Performing Webcam Notarizations At Bosses’ Request

By Michael Lewis on August 24, 2017 - Many Notaries are being asked to perform remote notarizations by employers even though only six state allow the practice, according to a survey by the Colorado Secretary of State.

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5 Things To Remember When Preparing For Your First Notarization

By David Thun on August 23, 2017 - The NNA Hotline Team offers 5 tips to help new Notaries ensure their first notarization goes smoothly.

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USCIS Revises I-9, Holding Webinar For Notaries

By Michael Lewis on August 23, 2017 - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a revised Form I-9, and has scheduled a series of webinars to brief Notaries about the changes.

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What Do I Do With A Completed Notary Journal?

By NNA Staff on August 23, 2017 - A California Notary asks what to do with a journal once all its entries are filled. The NNA Hotline has the answer.

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Opinion: Why Banning Immigration Consultants Would Backfire

By NNA Staff on August 17, 2017 - Assembly Bill 638 would prevent Immigration Forms Specialists from working in California. In this opinion piece, attorney Arnold Rosenberg explains how the bill would deprive immigrants of valuable and lawful services.

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