Confidential Marriage Licenses

Confidential Marriage Licenses   It’s Valentine’s day and we all know what that means— another excuse for card and candy companies to make lots of money on a manufactured holiday!!! …Well, yes, but, hopefully, love is also in the air! (…and who doesn’t love a reason to celebrate?) What you

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The Apostille and the Notary

The Apostille. You’ve probably seen this word floating around while performing your notarial duties. It was definitely included in your training as a notary. But, unless you’re frequently working with documents traveling outside the country, you might not be exactly sure what it is. According to California’s Secretary of State,

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Remote vs Electronic Notarizations

As Bob Dylan sings, “The times they are a-changing.” Really, they’ve already changed. We live in a digital world. Aspects of technology and connectivity reach nearly every industry under the sun, including the work of a Notary Public. The impact of this change, however, is slow to make its way

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Every Journal Entry is Important

  Document signers must sign your journal for each notarization even if they are signing ten identical documents. If you are notarizing each document that means you must complete ten journal entries that corresponding to each document. Loan signings are no exception. It is not enough to indicate “loan documents”

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Notary Public Seminars Summer Newsletter – 2014

The Whole Notary Carrie Christensen What does “being “The Whole Notary” mean?  “The Whole Person implies, ” a person, spiritually, physically, and mentally in sync with life.: A concept from Philosopher, Dr. Mortimer J. Adler that suggests that the ideal life is to work towards a balance of these aspects.

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