From NNA: Overdue Notary Invoices: Strategies For Getting Paid

You can read the original article at: Overdue Notary Invoices: Strategies For Getting Paid By Kelly Rush on September 01, 2016 in Building Your Business Updated 10-16-17. Unpaid invoices are a source of frustration to many Notary Signing Agents. But Signing Agents are not alone. Seventy-one percent of independent contractors have had trouble getting paid by their clients, and these people on […]

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From NNA: How To Complete An Acknowledgment In FL

You can read the original article here: How To Complete An Acknowledgment In FL Updated 10-16-17. Even though an acknowledgment is one of the most common types of notarization, it often confuses many Notaries — new or experienced. The purpose of the acknowledgment is to positively identify the signer and verify that the signature is theirs. Acknowledgments are required for all types of […]

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From NNA: Notary Tip: When The Signer Doesn’t Match Their ID

Read the original article at this link: Notary Tip: When The Signer Doesn’t Match Their ID Shocking pink hair, multiple piercings, and a neck tattoo. The person seated across from you looks nothing like the middle aged, silver haired woman on her ID. Midlife crisis? Or is it fraud? Or, what about an individual who has just undergone significant weight […]

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From NNA: Handling Certified Copies Of Public Records And Other Unusual Requests In FL 

Read the original article here: Handling Certified Copies Of Public Records And Other Unusual Requests In FL Updated 9-25-17. Many Notaries have had a signer ask, “I need this birth certificate notarized. Can you do it?” But when it comes to notarizing birth certificates, marriage certificates and other public records, the answer isn’t simple. If you’re asked to notarize these […]

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From NNA: 4 Tips For Notaries Dealing With Natural Disasters

Click here to read the original article: Tips For FL Notaries Dealing With Natural Disasters. Whether it’s fires, hurricanes, tornadoes or flooding, natural disasters can leave Notaries and their signers facing a slew of paperwork problems. Notaries might find themselves with lost or damaged tools. Signers may need documents urgently notarized but have lost their IDs along with their money and […]

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From NNA: eNotarization, Webcam Notarization, Online Closings And eClosings: What’s The Difference? 

Click here to view the original article: eNotarization, Webcam Notarization, Online Closings And eClosings: What’s The Difference? Updated 9-13-17. Ohio has become the latest state to authorize webcam notarization, closely following measures enacted in Texas and Nevada. They join Virginia, Montana and Florida as the only states to permit the practice in any form. Between the Federal Housing Administration expanding its electronic […]

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From NNA: Is An Expired ID Acceptable For A Notarization In Florida? 

Click here to view the original article: Is An Expired ID Acceptable For A Notarization In Florida? Can you accept an ID from a signer if it is no longer current? Learn more about the rules governing expired IDs in Florida and other states. Updated 9-12-17. It wouldn’t be hard to argue that the Notary’s main responsibility is properly identifying […]

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From NNA: Notary Basics: How To Deal With Unreliable Or Suspicious ID In Florida 

If you encounter an ID that does not look right, follow these steps to help discern the difference between the real thing and a fake Read the original article here: Notary Basics: How To Deal With Unreliable Or Suspicious ID In Florida You can learn about Notary practices for your state from your state’s Notary regulating agency website or your state’s Notary handbook. […]

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From NNA: 5 Things To Remember When Preparing For Your First Notarization 

Nervous about your first assignment? These 5 practical tips from the NNA Hotline Team can help your first notarization go more smoothly. You can read the original article here: 5 Things To Remember When Preparing For Your First Notarization You can learn about Notary practices for your state from your state’s Notary regulating agency website or your state’s Notary handbook. Or check out […]

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From NNA:  Another State Says Yes To Webcam Notarization 

Webcam notarization continues to gain momentum, with several states approving it and more considering it. See which state is the latest to authorize the practice. While not in Florida yet, this is worth watching and learning about. If you work in other states it may already be an issue. Ohio has become the latest state to authorize webcam notarization, closely […]

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From NNA: Special Recordkeeping Rules That Impact Notaries 

A well-kept journal of notarial acts is essential evidence of a Notary’s proper conduct, and the best defense against accusations of negligence. But some states have  journal-keeping requirements that differ from the norm, and Notaries must be sure to follow the rules of their own state. Updated 8-1-17. Click Here to read the full article: Special Recordkeeping Rules That Impact Notaries

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