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Best Practices

3 Court Cases Every Notary Should Know

By NNA Staff on December 05, 2019 - In this video, attorney and Notary Mike Phillips discusses 3 cases where a notarization went wrong and discusses how to avoid making similar errors.

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How To Impress Judges And Juries In A Notary Case

By Michael Closen on December 03, 2019 - Notary law expert and attorney Michael Closen shares five tips to help Notaries if they must defend their conduct in a court case.

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Notary Journal Entries And Efficiency Stamps

By John Jacobson on November 13, 2019 - Entering a detailed Notary journal entry can be time-consuming. An efficiency stamp with pre-printed wording may help you save time.

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Should Notaries Accept Tips And Gratuities?

By David Thun on November 13, 2019 - Can Notaries accept tips for their services? Here are some guidelines to help you.

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Loose Notary Seals Sink Deals

By Michael Closen on November 04, 2019 - Notary law expert Michael Closen explains how leaving a Notary seal unguarded leads to financial loss and lawsuits.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Cat-Head Signature

By David Thun on October 17, 2019 - What would you do if a signer's ID shows three pictures of cat heads instead of a written signature? We invite Notaries to share their solutions.

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3 Misconceptions About Notary Journals

By David Thun on October 10, 2019 - When keeping a Notary journal, make sure you avoid these 3 common misconceptions.

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3 Things Notaries Should Know About Translating Documents

By David Thun on September 26, 2019 - If you've ever been asked to translate a document or certify a translation, here are 3 important facts you need to know.

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4 Easy Ways To Lose Your Notary Commission

By David Thun on September 19, 2019 - Carelessness and dishonesty are dangerous for Notaries. These 4 bad practices can even cost you your Notary commission.

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Common Mistakes To Avoid With A Notary Mentor

By David Thun on September 09, 2019 - Here are common mistakes Notaries should avoid when requesting help from a mentor.

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