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May 2018

May I Notarize A Translated Foreign Birth Certificate?

By NNA Staff on May 30, 2018 - Can an English translation of a birth certificate in a foreign language be notarized? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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Real-Life Challenges To A Proper Notarization

By David Thun on May 29, 2018 - The modern world often presents situations that can trip up even the most experienced Notary. Here is a list of some of the most common ones.

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May I Use A Spreadsheet Program To Record Notary Journal Entries?

By NNA Staff on May 23, 2018 - Can a Notary record journal entries in a spreadsheet program such as Excel? The NNA Hotline answers your questions.

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New Notary Book Highlights Best Practices

By David Thun on May 23, 2018 - A new book by one of the nation’s leading Notary law experts offers real-world guidance to help you perform sound notarizations.

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Signing Agent Tip: Background Screening Delays Addressed

By Michael Lewis on May 23, 2018 - Some Notary Signing Agents have been experiencing delays with background screenings due to issues at a San Diego court. Here’s what you need to know.

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5 Unusual Types Of Notarizations

By David Thun on May 17, 2018 - Throughout history, Notaries been asked to perform odd tasks. Here’s a look at 5 unusual duties Notaries in certain states can perform.

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A Navy Vet’s Bumpy Road To Success As A Notary

By Luke Eastman on May 16, 2018 - Notary Luke Eastman shares the story of how he transitioned from a Navy serviceman to a successful full-time Notary.

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Can I Complete A Notary Certificate That Has Additional Names Printed On It?

By NNA Staff on May 16, 2018 - Is it OK to notarize a person's signature if other names are printed on the Notary certificate as well? The NNA Hotline answers your questions.

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May A Notary Also Act As A Document Witness For A Will?

By NNA Staff on May 09, 2018 - May a Notary also act as a witness while also notarizing signatures on a will? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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New Colorado Notary Law Adds Journal, Testing Requirements And New Official Act

By David Thun on May 09, 2018 - Effective July 1, Colorado is changing the requirements to become a Notary, adding new journal rules and authorizing a new type of notarization.

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