PACER Fee Waiver Doubled – Takes effect January 1, 2020

News from United States Courts In separate action today, the Judicial Conference doubled the quarterly fee waiver for users of the Public Access to Court Electronic Records system (PACER) from $15 to $30. This will result in more than 75 percent of the system’s users paying no fee in a given quarter. PACER provides the public with instantaneous access to virtually […]

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Florida Paralegal Day 2019 – Get THIS on your attorneys calendar RIGHT. NOW.

Florida Paralegals, if you haven’t already heard… October 23, 2019 is officially Paralegal Day in Florida… So listen… You guys know that your attorneys are basically children who have to be told what to do and when to do it, so put it on the calendar NOW, put a reminder for Monday or Tuesday and schedule yourself a lunch if […]

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2020 Paralegal Cruise – May 01 – 06, 2020 – Paralegal Conference + Tropical Vacation!

Join hundreds of paralegals from all over the country on the 7th annual Paralegals Navigating Perilous Waters paralegal cruise. In 2020 we will be departing from Port Miami on the NCL Breakaway and visiting Harvest Caye Belize and Costa Maya Mexico. This is an amazing paralegal conference combined with a tropical vacation experience that you won’t regret! Learn all about […]

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NFPA Pace Exam for Registered Paralegal Designation – TODAY Last Day for Discount!

PACE BETA Exam Discount Ends June 10 Save money and take the PACE Beta Exam now. The PACE exam is currently undergoing an extensive update, with a BETA Testing Phase lasting until June 30, 2019. June 10, 2019 will be the final date to submit a PACE BETA application and receive the participant discount. No applications for PACE will be accepted from […]

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Interested in taking the NFPA PACE Exam for RP Designation? Discount Ends Soon!

PACE BETA Exam Discount Ends Soon Save money and take the PACE Beta Exam now. The PACE exam is currently undergoing an extensive update, with a BETA Testing Phase lasting until June 30, 2019. June 10, 2019 will be the final date to submit a PACE BETA application and receive the participant discount. No applications for PACE will be accepted from […]

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From NNA: When To Say ‘No’ … And When Refusing A Notarization Is Not Allowed 

Click here to read the full article including tips for refusing a notarization: When To Say ‘No’ … And When Refusing A Notarization Is Not Allowed Updated 5-30-19. Many Notaries have been asked to perform an illegal or improper notarization by a customer, boss or co-worker. It’s critical for every Notary to know when you may — and may not […]

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From NNA: 3 Things You Can’t Do As A Notary

While a Notary’s role in identifying document signers and preventing fraud is important, you are not allowed to use your commission to perform certain services. Here are 3 examples of things you cannot do as a Notary: 1. Don’t Endorse Advertising As A Notary 2. Don’t Use Your Notary Office To Offer Improper Legal Advice 3. Don’t Use Your Notary […]

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From NNA: Notary Basics: Avoiding The Unauthorized Practice Of Law

Updated 4-29-19. A Notary is not a lawyer. In fact, it is against the law for Notaries who aren’t attorneys to provide certain kinds of advice and services. This is known as Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) and can carry serious consequences for a Notary, including hefty fines, a suspended or revoked commission and even conviction for a criminal offense. […]

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