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Tips For Renewing Your Notary Commission

By David Thun on February 20, 2019 - Every state's rules for renewing a Notary commission are different. These tips will help you make sure your renewal goes smoothly with no problems.

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May I Accept A Copy Of An ID As Proof Of Identity?

By NNA Staff on February 19, 2019 - A California Notary asks if a photocopy of an identification document can be used as proof of a signer's identity. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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3 Risky Questions Signers Ask Notaries — And How To Answer Them

By David Thun on February 14, 2019 - Going beyond your duties as a Notary can lead to serious trouble — including giving the wrong answers when signers ask these 3 risky questions.

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Can I Notarize A Living Will If My Spouse Is A Witness?

By NNA Staff on February 11, 2019 - A Notary asks if it's permitted to notarize a living will if the Notary's spouse is also a witness for the document. The NNA Hotline Team is here to help.

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Quiz: How Well Do You Speak Notary?

By David Thun on February 07, 2019 - Notarization has a language all its own — and that language can be very strange and confusing. Take our quiz and find out how well you understand unusual Notary words and phrases.

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May A Notary Use The Official Seal On Business Cards?

By NNA Staff on February 05, 2019 - A California Notary asks if it's permitted to use an image of the official seal on business cards. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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Duping Notaries: The Tricks Fraudsters Use

By Michael Lewis on January 30, 2019 - Here's how to spot 5 tricks that crooks often use when trying to scam Notaries.

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NNA Hotline Consultant Completes More Than 70,000 Notarizations

By David Thun on January 30, 2019 - How many notarizations have you performed? NNA Hotline Counselor Denese Turner has completed more than 70,000 over the course of her career.

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May I Notarize A Document Written In Spanish?

By NNA Staff on January 29, 2019 - A Notary asks if it's OK to notarize a document written in Spanish. The NNA Hotline has the answer.

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How Do I List Different Documents For One Signer In My Journal?

By NNA Staff on January 24, 2019 - A Notary asks how to make a journal entry for one signer with three documents. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

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