Inspecting Documents Before Notarizing

When it comes to notarizing documents in California, thorough inspection is not just a good practice; it’s the law. (Government Code section 8205 [A][2])  As a notary, ensuring the integrity and completeness of the documents you handle protects all parties involved including you. A document should not be able to change or be altered once […]

Create a Google Business Profile for your Notary Work

There are some simple reasons why notaries should create a Google Business Profile. From boosting accessibility to connecting better with clients, we explore the straightforward benefits that come with a well-maintained online presence. Here are some insights into how a Google Business Profile can make a real difference for Notaries in today’s professional landscape.   […]

How Much Does it Cost to Become a California Notary?

One of the most common questions we get as California Notary educators is, “How much is this going to cost in total?” At first glance, when someone is deciding to become a commissioned Notary Public in California, it may seem that you receive your education and pay an application/testing fee and *poof,* you are a CA […]