Notary? Here are 5 Steps to a Proper Notarization

This great article is from the National Notary Association‘s Notary Bulletin:

Step 1: Require personal appearance

Step 2: Scan over the document

Step 3: Verify your signer’s identity and screen for willingness and awareness

Step 4: Record your journal entry (some states require or strongly recommend a record of all notarizations)

Step 5: Complete the notarial certificate

Remember: never give legal advice!!

You can read about these steps in much more detail, along with other resources you may need for each step here: 5 Steps to a Proper Notarization

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