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Best Practices

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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4 Questions To Ask Clients Before A Notarization

By David Thun on September 04, 2019 - Asking a signer these 4 questions before a notarization will help mobile Notaries prevent problems during appointments.

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What Would You Do Answers: The Case Of The Immobilized Signer

By David Thun on September 04, 2019 - Last week, we asked Notaries how they would handle a signer who is unable to write, make a mark or speak. Here's what our community had to say.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Immobilized Signer

By David Thun on August 28, 2019 - How would you handle a notarization where the signer cannot write, make a mark, or speak? We invite Notaries to share their solutions.

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What Should I Do If I Have To Resign My Notary Commission?

By John Jacobson on August 22, 2019 - If you need to resign your Notary commission, here are important steps you need to know about.

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Notary Tip: Unusual IDs — Acceptable Or Not?

By John Jacobson on July 12, 2019 - Here are tips to help you if a signer presents you with an unusual or unfamiliar ID during a notarization.

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Saying 'No' Can Be A Good Thing For Notaries

By Michael Closen on July 10, 2019 - Turning down a signer's request is something all Notaries face at one time or another. Here's the right way to do so.

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