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Do I Need To Keep A Notary Journal?

By NNA Staff on May 25, 2016 - Do I need to keep a Notary record book? What information should be included?

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How Many Journal Entries Should I Make?

By NNA Staff on May 18, 2016 - Each notarial act must include a separate entry in a Notary’s journal, but rules regarding ditto marks and other shortcuts vary by state.

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May I Notarize A Car Title For My Son?

By NNA Staff on May 11, 2016 - Technically, an Arizona Notary Public may notarize the signature of a blood relative. However, you are appointed as an impartial witness.

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What Do I Do With My Journals When I Stop Being A Notary?

By NNA Staff on May 04, 2016 - In California, once you stop being a Notary, you need to turn in all your journals to the county clerk’s office within 30 days.

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Can Florida Notaries Certify Photocopies?

By NNA Staff on April 26, 2016 - A Florida Notary is allowed to certify a photocopy of a document if specific criteria are satisfied.

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What If The Signer Only Brings The Last Page Of A Document?

By NNA Staff on April 20, 2016 - If a signer brings only the last page of a document that needs to be notarized, should I complete the notarization, or refuse it? Get answers from the NNA.

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Can I Notarize A Post-Dated Document?

By NNA Staff on April 13, 2016 - If a document includes a future date, can I still notarize it as of today or before that date?

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Do I Need To ID A Signer For A Jurat?

By NNA Staff on April 06, 2016 - Does New York require notaries to identify signers when executing a jurat? Get answers from the Notary experts.

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May I Offer Notary Services Outside Of Work?

By NNA Staff on March 31, 2016 - I work as a Notary for a nursing home. Am I allowed to perform outside of business hours?

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Can I Notarize An Affidavit From Another State?

By NNA Staff on March 22, 2016 - I have been asked to notarize an "affidavit of motor vehicle gift transfer" for the state of Texas. I am in California, can I notarize this document?

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