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April 2018

How Do I Record Fees For Workplace Notarizations In My Journal?

By NNA Staff on April 25, 2018 - How should a Notary record fees for office notarizations that are turned over to a boss? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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Quiz: Back To Basics

By David Thun on April 25, 2018 - Test your knowledge of four important basics of notarization — acknowledgments, jurats, identifying signers and making journal entries.

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Should I Refuse To Notarize An Incomplete Document?

By NNA Staff on April 19, 2018 - What should a Notary do if presented with a document that includes an incomplete section? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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What Arizona Notaries Need To Know About Their New Fee Rule

By NNA Staff on April 12, 2018 - A new administrative rule in Arizona gives Notaries a raise, but the higher fees also come with some important requirements.

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3 Important Tips For When A Document Lacks A Notary Certificate

By David Thun on April 11, 2018 - The simplest way to know what type of notarization is needed on a document is to look at the Notary certificate. But what do you do if there’s no certificate?

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What County Should Be Entered In The Venue Section Of A Notary Certificate?

By NNA Staff on April 11, 2018 - What county is entered on a venue, the location of the notarization or the county where the commission is registered? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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A Notary Mistake Can Be Criminal

By Michael Closen on April 05, 2018 - While skipping a step in a notarization may seem harmless, it can get you in serious legal trouble. Notary law expert Michael Closen examines a real-life case where this happened.

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How Many Times Do I Affix A Notary Seal To A Document?

By NNA Staff on April 04, 2018 - Does a Notary's seal need to be affixed in more than one place for certain notarizations? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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Notary Tip: 3 Differences Between Acknowledgments And Signature Witnessings

By David Thun on April 04, 2018 - Recently, some states have introduced a type of notarization known as “signature witnessing.” Here’s what makes it different from a traditional acknowledgment.

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