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Notary Blog

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New Year Notary Review

by PAN
As 2022 approaches, it is time to review some of the most important rules a notary must follow! No matter how long you have been a commissioned notary, it is good to refresh your knowledge of the basics each year. Read more

The First Line of Defense Against Fraud

by PAN
A notarization indicates to the receiver of the document that the signer appeared before a notary public, was identified, and signed the document. The notary's official stamp and signature indicate that the notarization was performed according to the law. Read more

RON Permitted For Some Documents

by PAN
Remote online notarization is being permitted, according to the State, for certain documents, such as those involving end-of-life issues. Read more

No Exception to the Personal Appearance Rule

by PAN
Demanding personal appearance of your customers is the golden rule for notaries. Read more

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