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4 Common Misconceptions About Notary Signing Agents

By David Thun on May 15, 2019 - Many people — including Notaries — often have mistaken ideas about what a Notary Signing Agent is and what they can and cannot do.

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Can Notaries Accept Foreign Passport As Identification?

By NNA Staff on May 15, 2019 - A caller asks if Notaries can accept a foreign passport as proof of a signer's identity. The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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What Would You Do Answers: The Case Of The Signer With Alzheimer’s

By David Thun on May 15, 2019 - What would you do if a signer with Alzheimer's made a coherent request for a notarization, but a social worker told you not to proceed? Here's what our readers said.

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Can A Notary Work Outside The Office?

By NNA Staff on May 10, 2019 - A caller asks if notarial services can be provided outside of the office. The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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Can A Notary Witness And Notarize, Too?

By NNA Staff on May 07, 2019 - A caller asks if a Notary can act as both witness and Notary. The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Signer With Alzheimer’s

By David Thun on May 07, 2019 - What would you do if a signer with Alzheimer's asked you to notarize his signature and appeared coherent and willing — but a social worker asked you to stop? We invite our community to share your suggestions.

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3 Things You Can’t Do As A Notary

By David Thun on May 01, 2019 - A Notary's duties are important, but there are certain services Notaries are not allowed to perform. Here are 3 examples.

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What Does 'Notary For' Mean On The Certificate?

By NNA Staff on April 30, 2019 - A Notary asks what information goes after the phrase "Notary For" on a certificate. The NNA Hotline team has your answers.

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Quiz: Notary Fee Misconceptions

By David Thun on April 24, 2019 - Notaries and signers alike are often confused about the rules for charging fees for a notarization. Take our quiz and see how many fee misconceptions you can spot.

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Do Relatives Need To Be Present If I Notarize A Child's Travel Letter?

By NNA Staff on April 23, 2019 - A New Mexico Notary asks if family members must be present when notarizing a child's travel permission letter. The NNA Hotline has the answer.

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