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May A Notary Use Abbreviations When Filling Out A Certificate?

By NNA Staff on December 20, 2017 - Does a Notary have to spell out the full name of a month when completing the date on a certificate? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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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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The National Notary Foundation: 20 Years Of Giving

By NNA Staff on December 19, 2017 - Founded in 1997, the National Notary Foundation (NNF) and the Notaries who support it have donated to medical research, educational programs and disaster relief efforts.

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May I Notarize A Signature For My Ex-Husband In The Military?

By NNA Staff on December 13, 2017 - Is it OK to notarize for an ex-husband who is in the military? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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Quiz: Sorry, No Can Do!

By David Thun on December 13, 2017 - Notaries need to recognize situations where they must turn a customer down — even if it’s your employer or a loved one. Take our quiz to see if you know when to say “Sorry, No Can Do!”

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May I Notarize A Printed Copy Of An Electronic Signature?

By NNA Staff on December 07, 2017 - Is it permitted to notarize a printed copy of an electronic signature? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

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What Steps Must Be Taken When A Notary Dies?

By David Thun on December 07, 2017 - When a Notary passes away, there are legal obligations to dispose of the Notary's tools properly. Learn more about what needs to be done for a deceased Notary.

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Notaries, NNF Deliver $50,000 To The Salvation Army For Disaster Relief

By David Thun on November 30, 2017 - Thanks to the generosity of Notaries nationwide, the National Notary Foundation presented $50,000 to the Salvation Army on November 29 to support disaster relief.

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May I Certify Copies Of College Transcripts?

By NNA Staff on November 29, 2017 - A California Notary asks if notarizing copies of college transcripts is allowed. The NNA Hotline Team has the answers.

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Can I Refuse To Notarize For A Mentally Impaired Signer?

By NNA Staff on November 20, 2017 - Is a California Notary allowed to refuse a notarization if a signer shows signs of confusion or mental impairment? The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions

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