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September 2017

Notary Tip: When The Signer Doesn’t Match Their ID

By Gail R. Delaney on September 26, 2017 - The most important duty of a Notary is to verify the identity of the signer. And the fact that your signer does not resemble their ID photo certainly raises a red flag. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when faced with this challenge.

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Signing Agent Tip: 5 Common Loan-Signing Mistakes

By Marcy Tiberio on September 26, 2017 - Veteran Notary Signing Agent and signing service owner Marcy TIberio shares 5 common mistakes to watch out for during a signing.

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Nonprofit Notary Foundation Rallying To Support Mexico City Earthquake Relief

By Michael Lewis on September 26, 2017 - As the people of Mexico City continue rescue and relief efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake devastated the country’s capitol, Notaries and immigrant service providers are rallying to help the victims rebuild their lives.

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When Does A CA Notary Need To Take A Thumbprint?

By NNA Staff on September 26, 2017 - When is a CA Notary required to take a thumbprint for a journal entry? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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What Would You Do Answer: The Case Of The Bizarre Financial Demand

By Michael Lewis on September 21, 2017 - Two weeks ago we detailed a scenario in which a client asked a Notary to witness and provide a return address for a $1 billion claim document. Here's how you said you would handle the situation.

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4 Tips For Notaries Dealing With Natural Disasters

By David Thun on September 20, 2017 - Natural disasters can leave Notaries and their signers facing a slew of paperwork problems. Here are some tips to help prepare for a natural disaster and to help signers in need.

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May I Perform A Notarization Over The Phone?

By NNA Staff on September 20, 2017 - May a Florida Notary perform a notarization via phone? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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3 Tips To Help You Apply For Or Renew Your Notary Commission

By David Thun on September 14, 2017 - Applying for your Notary commission can be daunting — especially since every state’s requirements are different. But these tips can help the process go more smoothly no matter what state you are in.

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May I Notarize A Single Parent’s Signature On A Child’s Travel Form?

By NNA Staff on September 14, 2017 - Is notarizing only one parent's signature on a child's travel permission form acceptable? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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Do I Need To Attach Additional Information When Notarizing A Grant Deed?

By NNA Staff on September 07, 2017 - Does a Notary have to attach a legal description when notarizing a grant deed? The NNA Hotline Team has the answers.

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