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Laws & Regulations

CA Notary Fee Survey: Has The Increase Helped You?

By David Thun on May 23, 2017 - This year, California increased the maximum fees Notaries may charge from $10 to $15. We’d like to hear from Notaries in the Golden State how the fee increase has affected you.

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FAQ: Pennsylvania’s New Notary Procedures

By Phillip Browne on May 10, 2017 - Notaries in the Keystone State have a lot of questions about the new required practices and procedures going into effect in October. This handy FAQ will help guide you through the transition.

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5 Ways The New Pennsylvania Law Affects How You Notarize

By David Thun on April 20, 2017 - Pennsylvania has announced a major update to its Notary laws. But how will these rules affect you? Here are five important changes Pennsylvania Notaries need to know about.

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States Seek To Raise Notary Fees, Require Training And Set Webcam Guidelines

By David Thun on April 20, 2017 - Expanded notary education, higher fees and webcam notarizations have emerged as key trends among state legislatures and regulators this year. Here’s a look at some of the notable bills currently under consideration.

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3 Facts California Notaries Should Know For Identifying Signers

By David Thun on April 19, 2017 - California has some of the strictest ID laws in the nation for notarizations. Here are 3 important rules CA Notaries must follow when dealing with signers.

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A Guide To Correcting Notary Certificates

By Michael Lewis on February 16, 2017 - A mistake on a Notary certificate could potentially cause serious problems —rejection to a delayed transaction to legal consequences for the Notary, the signer or others. So how do you handle a mistake on a certificate?

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2016 Notary Law Highlights: Increased Fees, ID Changes, New NSA And Immigration Rules

By David Thun on December 20, 2016 - The past year has seen several notable changes to state Notary laws, including higher fees. Here are some highlights from the new 2016 state Notary laws.

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California Fee Increase Bill Receives Overwhelming Support From Notaries

By David Thun on April 28, 2016 - Thanks to support from hundreds of Notaries, a new bill proposing to raise the maximum state fee for notarizations is being fast-tracked in California.

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More States Propose Increasing Notary Fees In 2016

By David Thun on April 06, 2016 - Most Notaries would agree that the fees they’re allowed to charge for notarizations are too low. Find out which states are proposing Notary fee increases.

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The Texas Notary Seal Law: What Businesses Need To Know

By David Thun on December 16, 2015 - A new Texas Notary seal law could cause legal difficulties for businesses that employ Notaries or that rely on notarized documents.

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