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Laws & Regulations

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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Webcam Notarizations And Other Legislative And Regulatory Trends To Watch In 2016

By Kelle Clarke on December 16, 2015 - Several states enacted new laws and adopted regulations in 2015 that go into effect throughout 2016 and will impact Notaries across the nation.

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Trending Now: 2015 New Laws Evolving Notarial Practices

By David Thun on July 08, 2015 - Learn about 2015 legislation changes that are affecting notarial practices around the United States.

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Types Of ID That Notaries May Accept Under New State Laws

By David Thun on April 23, 2015 - Washington has revised its rule on the types of ID Notaries may accept as proof of a signer’s identity. Passports are now acceptable.

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Q&A: How To Use California’s New Notary Certificate Wording

By Bill Anderson on February 18, 2015 - Notaries have questions about California’s new notarial certificate wording on documents sent between CA and other states. The NNA answers 3 common concerns.

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Answers To Questions About Illinois’ ‘Notarial Record’ Program

By David Thun on January 22, 2015 - The NNA Hotline has received a number of calls recently about a pilot program in Illinois requiring Notaries in the state to complete a “Notarial Record” when notarizing certain Cook County real estate documents. This guide will help Notaries in the Prairie State comply with this unusual requirement.

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What Businesses Need To Know About The New CA Notary Wording

By David Thun on January 21, 2015 - With California’s Notary certificate changes taking effect earlier this month, businesses are asking how the new law will affect their documents. Here are answers to three common questions from businesses.

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Five Things You Need To Know About The New CA Notary Certificate Wording

By NNA Staff on December 29, 2014 - On January 1, a new California law takes effect that requires Notaries to use new certificate wording. Here are five important facts you need to know about the new certificate law.

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Three Landmark Notary Law Trends In 2014

By David Thun on December 29, 2014 - 2014 was an active year for new Notary laws, with 28 states updating their notarial statutes. Here’s a look at three significant legislative trends that impacted Notaries during the past twelve months.

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New CA Certificate Law: Seven FAQs Answered

By Bill Anderson on December 04, 2014 - Many Notaries have questions about the new California certificate wording changes taking effect January 1, 2015. NNA Vice President of Legislative Affairs Bill Anderson answers five of the most commonly asked questions.

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