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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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Notary Signing Agent Document FAQ: Signature And Name Affidavits

By David Thun on March 27, 2019 - Notary Signing Agents deal with many documents during a loan signing and they often have special or unusual instructions. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the Signature and Name Affidavit.

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What Would You Do Answers: The Case Of The Private Address

By David Thun on March 27, 2019 - Last week, we asked Notaries how they would handle a signer who demanded that her address not be recorded in the Notary journal. Here are your responses.

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Can I Notarize For A Signer Who Is Out Of The Country?

By NNA Staff on March 25, 2019 - A Notary asks if it's permitted to notarize a signature if the signer is in a foreign country and can't appear in person. The NNA Hotline answers the question.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Private Address

By David Thun on March 20, 2019 - What would you do if a signer demanded you remove her address from your Notary journal entry? We invite our Notary community to share their thoughts.

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Introducing The 2019 Notary Of The Year And Special Honorees

By NNA Staff on March 19, 2019 - We are proud to announce the 2019 Notary of the Year and 3 Special Honorees who have all demonstrated exceptional dedication to Notary professionalism and community service.

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