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What To Do If Your Notary Seal Or Journal Go Missing

By David Thun on October 21, 2015 - Your Notary seal and journal are essential tools of your trade. Unfortunately, crooks covet Notary tools to obtain private information or falsify notarial acts. That’s why it’s crucial to take immediate steps if you find your tools missing.

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How Do I Record Credible Witness Information In My Journal?

By NNA Staff on October 14, 2015 - If a signer brings two credible witnesses to verify his ID, the Notary must record the proper details about the witnesses in his or her Notary journal.

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'Notario Publico' And Notary Fraud

By David Thun on October 14, 2015 - Con artists targeting immigrant victims commonly advertise fraudulent legal services using the Spanish title “Notario Publico” or other foreign-language translations of “Notary Public.”

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Notarizing For Minors: Special Considerations

By Kelle Clarke on October 14, 2015 - There are some extra considerations that you should make when asked to notarize a minor’s signature. Understand how to proceed in this situation.

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State Laws Related To Notaries and Immigration

By David Thun on October 14, 2015 - To curb immigration-related fraud, many states have laws in place strictly regulating how Notaries and immigration consultants may advertise and provide their services.

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The Next Immigration Wave: What It Means To Notaries

By David Thun on October 14, 2015 - In the midst of an historical influx of immigrants, more of the nation’s Notaries are expected to handle notarizations for foreign-born residents.

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Data Security For Notaries On The Go

By Kathleen Doheny on October 07, 2015 - The threat of cybercriminals has made data security more important than ever before for Notaries. Learn how to keep your records safe.

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May I Accept An ID Without A Signature?

By NNA Staff on October 07, 2015 - When presented with an ID that has no signature on it, a New York Notary may accept it as proof of identity for a signer.

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Notary Challenge: How Do I Handle A Credible Identifying Witness?

By Kelle Clarke on October 07, 2015 - When a signer does not possess ID, a Notary may need to use one or more credible identifying witnesses to verify the signer’s identity.

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Which States Have The Toughest Notary Exams?

By David Thun on October 07, 2015 - Updated 1-25-16. Requirements to receive a Notary commission are becoming more difficult in many states. Find helpful resources to help you pass your state’s exam.

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