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How Do I Notarize A Document With No Signature Or Certificate?

By NNA Staff on December 15, 2015 - Notaries who receive documents without signatures or certificates may, in some cases, be able to proceed with a notarization. Find out how this is possible.

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Can I Charge Credible Witnesses A Fee?

By NNA Staff on December 10, 2015 - Notaries may only charge a fee to the document signer for a notarial act. Credible witnesses are not signers, so they may not be charged.

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Notary Signing Agent Tip: Dealing With Post-Dated Loan Packages

By Kelle Clarke on December 10, 2015 - Certain types of home loans commonly include documents that are dated after the day of notarization. Learn how to handle post-dated loan packages.

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Community Involvement: One Notary’s Key to Successful Networking

By Valerie Barrett on December 03, 2015 - Learn how one Notary uses community involvement to network and grow her mobile Notary business.

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The 3 Ways Notaries Can Properly Identify Signers

By Kelle Clarke on December 03, 2015 - There are three major methods of identifying signers, each with its own set of guidelines, procedures and challenges. Learn more from the NNA.

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I Notarized A Document After My Commission Expired

By NNA Staff on December 02, 2015 - Performing a notarization after your commission has expired invalidates the notarization. You should inform your customer of the error right away.

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Notaries Boost Support For Breast Cancer Research

By Kat Garcia on December 01, 2015 - In 2015, the National Notary Foundation, along with the Notary community, donated $10,000 to cancer research at City of Hope.

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Common Data Security Terms

By Michael Lewis on November 23, 2015 - Here's a guide to some common technical terms used in data security protection.

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May I Type Or Write The Notarial Wording On A Document?

By NNA Staff on November 23, 2015 - I’ve been asked to notarize a power of attorney document from Russia. The receiving agency does not want a certificate attached. Can I type or copy the notarial wording at the bottom of the document if there is room to do so?

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Safeguarding Loan Packages

By Michael Lewis on November 23, 2015 - Notary Signing Agents have some special requirements for loan-signing data security. Find out what you can do to safeguard loan packages.

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