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Laws & Regulations

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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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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