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What ID Is Acceptable For A Signer In Jail?

By NNA Staff on August 24, 2016 - What form of ID can a Notary accept from a signer at a jail or prison? Find out from the NNA's Notary Hotline.

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What Would You Do Answers: The Case Of The Confused Father

By David Thun on August 24, 2016 - Last week, we shared a situation in which a friend asks you to notarize her father’s signature — but the signer has early stage Alzheimer’s. Find out how Notaries said they would handle this tricky notarization.

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California Governor Approves 50 Percent Raise For State’s Notaries

By Michael Lewis on August 18, 2016 - California Notaries got their first raise in more than two decades this week after Governor Jerry Brown authorized a new $15 fee cap.

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May I Notarize A Power Of Attorney For My In-Laws?

By David Thun on August 17, 2016 - Is a Massachusetts Notary allowed to notarize a power of attorney involving her mother-in-law, father-in-law and sister-in-law? Find out from the Notary Hotline.

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Notary’s Journal Key Evidence In High-Profile Criminal Trial

By Michael Lewis on August 17, 2016 - A Notary working in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office provided key evidence that helped convict Kathleen Kane of perjury and several other charges.

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What Would You Do: The Case Of The Confused Father

By David Thun on August 17, 2016 - A friend asks you to notarize for her elderly father, who has Alzheimer’s. During the notarization, he appears confused and tired. What would you do?

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2016 Notary Of The Year Elissa Davey

By Cindy Medrano on August 10, 2016 - The NNA is proud to recognize Elissa Davey as its 2016 Notary of the Year. Davey has dedicated her life to helping others.

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Experts Debate Pros And Cons Of Webcam Notarization

By NNA Staff on August 10, 2016 - Is webcam notarization the future of notarial services, or an open door to fraud? Find out what industry experts think about the future of webcam technology.

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The Growing Movement To Raise Notary Fees

By NNA Staff on August 10, 2016 - Lawmakers pushed hard this year to allow Notaries to charge more for their services in several states, and Notaries are showing their support.

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Using Facial Recognition Techniques To Spot Impostors

By NNA Staff on August 10, 2016 - Identity experts have devised two easy systems Notaries can use to tell fake IDs from real ones. Avoid being scammed by a shady signer.

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