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Notary News

Electronic Signatures: Changing The Game For Notaries

By Michael Closen and Timothy Reiniger on November 13, 2018 - For thousands of years, the only way to sign a document was putting ink to paper. But digital technology has created a whole new concept of signing.

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Under The Microscope: Notaries In The Election Process

By Michael Closen on October 24, 2018 - Elections regularly stir up a hornet's nest of controversies and challenges about the notarizations of documents.

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Remote Notarization: What You Need To Know

By Michael Lewis on June 27, 2018 - As more states consider remote notarization, Notaries and signers want to know more about how it works. Here are answers to the most common questions.

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New Notary Book Highlights Best Practices

By David Thun on May 23, 2018 - A new book by one of the nation’s leading Notary law experts offers real-world guidance to help you perform sound notarizations.

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5 Unusual Types Of Notarizations

By David Thun on May 17, 2018 - Throughout history, Notaries been asked to perform odd tasks. Here’s a look at 5 unusual duties Notaries in certain states can perform.

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Notary Scholar: Questions About Notarization Put President Trump’s Confidentiality Agreement With Stormy Daniels At Risk

By Michael Closen on March 15, 2018 - Notary law expert Michael Closen discusses the investigation of possible Notary errors in a confidentiality agreement allegedly made between Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump.

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Clara Shortridge Foltz: Opening Doors For Women To Become Notaries

By Gail R. Delaney on March 05, 2018 - They say necessity is the mother of invention, but in the case of Clara Shortridge Foltz, a mother’s necessity paved the way to many firsts for women — including becoming California’s first woman Notary — that have since molded our nation and our justice system.

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USCIS Announces More I-9 Webinars For Notaries Due To Popular Demand

By David Thun on January 24, 2018 - Thanks to overwhelming interest, USCIS officials are scheduling additional webinars to answer questions from Notaries about completing I-9 forms.

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Remembering March Fong Eu, The American Notary’s Most Influential Friend And An Ultimate Achiever

By NNA Staff on December 27, 2017 - The former CA Secretary of State recently passed away. She will be missed, but never forgotten. Our Achievement Award, named after her, honors her legacy of creating the strongest Notary law in the country.

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Notaries Dedicated To Serving Their Communities

By NNA Staff on December 19, 2017 - The NNA’s Notary of the Year honor recognizes Notaries who go beyond their duties to help others. Here's a look at a few outstanding Notary of the Year recipients.

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