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Legal Expert Discusses Common Notary Mistakes, Best Practices

By Michael Lewis on June 20, 2018 - In this video interview, Notary law expert Michael Closen discusses mistakes that land Notaries in legal trouble and what they can do to stay out of court.

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May I Notarize A Thumbprint In Place Of A Signature?

By NNA Staff on June 20, 2018 - A Notary asks if a minor signer can sign using a thumbprint instead of his name. The NNA Hotline team answers your questions.

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How Do I Complete A Notary Certificate If I Live In A Different State?

By NNA Staff on June 13, 2018 - A Notary who lives in one state and works in another asks how to complete residency information on a certificate. The Hotline Team provides answers.

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NNA 2019 Conference Heads To St. Louis

By Michael Lewis on June 13, 2018 - NNA 2019 will take place in St., Louis, Missouri, May 5-8, 2019.

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Are There Special Rules When Notarizing For Minors?

By NNA Staff on June 06, 2018 - A Texas Notary asks if there are special procedures for notarizing a minor's signature. The NNA Hotline has the answers.

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Jeannette Ramcharan Named 2018 Notary Of The Year

By Cindy Medrano on June 06, 2018 - Jeannette Ramcharan of Maryland was named as the 2018 Notary of the Year at NNA 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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May I Notarize A Translated Foreign Birth Certificate?

By NNA Staff on May 30, 2018 - Can an English translation of a birth certificate in a foreign language be notarized? The NNA Hotline Team has your answers.

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Real-Life Challenges To A Proper Notarization

By David Thun on May 29, 2018 - The modern world often presents situations that can trip up even the most experienced Notary. Here is a list of some of the most common ones.

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May I Use A Spreadsheet Program To Record Notary Journal Entries?

By NNA Staff on May 23, 2018 - Can a Notary record journal entries in a spreadsheet program such as Excel? The NNA Hotline answers your questions.

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New Notary Book Highlights Best Practices

By David Thun on May 23, 2018 - A new book by one of the nation’s leading Notary law experts offers real-world guidance to help you perform sound notarizations.

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