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November 2017

Notaries, NNF Deliver $50,000 To The Salvation Army For Disaster Relief

By David Thun on November 30, 2017 - Thanks to the generosity of Notaries nationwide, the National Notary Foundation presented $50,000 to the Salvation Army on November 29 to support disaster relief.

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May I Certify Copies Of College Transcripts?

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2017 - A California Notary asks if notarizing copies of college transcripts is allowed. The NNA Hotline Team has the answers.

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Can I Refuse To Notarize For A Mentally Impaired Signer?

By NNA Staff on November 20, 2017 - Is a California Notary allowed to refuse a notarization if a signer shows signs of confusion or mental impairment? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions

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How To Handle Situations Not Covered By State Notary Laws

By David Thun on November 20, 2017 - When you encounter situations where law provides no guidance, standards of care can help you perform your duties honestly and ethically.

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May I Accept A Military ID For A Notarization?

By NNA Staff on November 15, 2017 - May Notaries accept military ID from signers? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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NNA Civility Tip: How To Avoid A Food Fight At Thanksgiving

By Michael Lewis on November 15, 2017 - In keeping with the NNA’s efforts to promote civility among our community and society at large, we are posting this handy infographic, “Tips To Avoid The Food Fight.”

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Quiz: Good ID Or Bad ID?

By David Thun on November 15, 2017 - When a signer presents identification, how can you tell if it is suitable or not? Do you know the telltale signs that an ID has been forged or altered? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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Can I Shorten My Name When Completing A Notary Certificate?

By NNA Staff on November 03, 2017 - May Notaries abbreviate their names when completing certificate wording? The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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How To Reinvent Yourself As A Notary

By Laura Biewer on November 03, 2017 - If your business is in a slump, look for ways to reinvent yourself and offer new services. Experienced Notary entrepreneur Laura Biewer offers some helpful tips.

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WWYD Answers: The Case Of The Quarantined Signer

By Michael Lewis on November 03, 2017 - Last week, we asked how you would handle a quarantined signer in a hospital if you were not allowed to enter the patient's hospital room. Here are your responses.

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