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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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NNA Civility Tip: How To Avoid A Food Fight At Thanksgiving

By Michael Lewis on November 15, 2017 - In keeping with the NNA’s efforts to promote civility among our community and society at large, we are posting this handy infographic, “Tips To Avoid The Food Fight.”

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I Became A Notary To Make A Difference

By Spenser Mestel on November 01, 2017 - New York Notary Spenser Mestel tells the story of getting his first commission.

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Who Are America’s Notaries?

By David Thun on October 30, 2017 - There is one Notary for every 73 U.S. residents. But who are these Notaries? We conducted an online survey of our Notary community, and more than 2,500 individuals responded.

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Civility In Crisis: What You Can Do About It

By Phillip Browne on October 17, 2017 - Despite a festering environment of conflict and hatred in the U.S., in recent studies Americans have demonstrated a clear desire to improve civility in our nation.

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Disaster Relief Contributions Earmarked For Salvation Army

By Michael Lewis on October 12, 2017 - The nonprofit National Notary Foundation’s campaigns to assist victims of the recent hurricanes and the earthquake in Mexico City will continue through October 31, and the proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army.

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