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What If There’s Not Enough Room For My Seal?

By NNA Staff on September 21, 2016 - What if a document does not have enough room to affix your Notary seal? Learn more from the NNA Notary Hotline Team.

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Can I Notarize An Unfamiliar Document?

By NNA Staff on September 14, 2016 - Is it acceptable to notarize a document on a form the Notary does not recognize? Find out from the experts at the NNA.

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Can I Administer An Oath For A Phone Deposition?

By NNA Staff on September 08, 2016 - Are Notaries permitted to swear in a court witness who is providing her testimony by telephone? The Notary experts answer your questions!

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Can A Notary Issue An ‘Apostille’?

By NNA Staff on September 01, 2016 - Is a Notary able to issue an apostille? Our Notary Hotline experts answer this question and explain what an apostille is.

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What ID Is Acceptable For A Signer In Jail?

By NNA Staff on August 24, 2016 - What form of ID can a Notary accept from a signer at a jail or prison? Find out from the Notary Hotline experts at the NNA.

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May I Notarize A Power Of Attorney For My In-Laws?

By David Thun on August 17, 2016 - Is a Massachusetts Notary allowed to notarize a power of attorney involving her mother-in-law, father-in-law and sister-in-law? Find out from the Notary Hotline.

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Do I Need Notarial Wording If A Document Won’t Be Recorded?

By NNA Staff on August 03, 2016 - Is notarial wording required if the document is not going to be recorded?

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What Address Do I Record In My Notary Journal?

By NNA Staff on July 27, 2016 - If a signer’s address on their ID is not the same as their current address, which address do you record in your Notary journal?

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Am I Responsible If A Sworn Statement Is Incorrect?

By NNA Staff on July 21, 2016 - When performing a jurat, a Notary is not responsible for the contents of the document — the signer is.

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May I Notarize A Document If It Does Not Have Certificate Wording?

By NNA Staff on July 13, 2016 - Are Notaries supposed to refuse to notarize a document if it has no certificate wording?

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