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April 2019

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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Can I Notarize My Husband's Signature If I Work For Him?

By NNA Staff on April 15, 2019 - A Notary asks if she can notarize her husband's signature as an employee for his business. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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Ordinary Notaries Making An Extraordinary Difference

By David Thun on April 15, 2019 - Some people think Notaries just stamp and sign documents. They're wrong. Learn more about Notaries who have made an extraordinary difference in people's lives.

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Do I Need Two Notary Journal Entries For Identical Documents?

By NNA Staff on April 03, 2019 - A Notary asks if he needs two journal entries when notarizing identical document copies. The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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Maryland Notary Tip: When A Document Has No Notarial Certificate

By Elaine Wright Harris on April 02, 2019 - Maryland Notary instructor Elaine Wright Harris explains what to do when Notaries in her state encounter documents that do not include certificate wording.

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Real Estate Fraud: Notaries At Risk

By Michael Lewis on April 02, 2019 - Real estate fraud remains a major problem and almost every case involves a faulty notarization, according to a recent report. But by doing your job correctly, you can reduce the risk of being targeted in a scam.

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Can I Notarize While Working Outside My Own State?

By NNA Staff on April 01, 2019 - A Notary asks if it is permissible to use a Notary commission when working in a different state. The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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