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Bosses Need to Know the Law

July 24, 2014 by Education No Comments

As a notary, you know that your customers must appear before you for all notarial transactions. It is the law.

And yet, there are employers, supervisors and managers who tell their notary employees that clients don’t need to abide by the Notary Public Law regarding personal appearance.

Notary Tidbit of the Week – Fees

July 11, 2014 by General, Know-How No Comments

Always record your notary fees in your register.

Afternoon Reappointment Seminar Set for King of Prussia

June 27, 2014 by Announcement, Education No Comments

The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries will hold an afternoon Notary Reappointment Seminar on July 9 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 530 W. DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia.

Former Prothonotary Attacked

June 20, 2014 by General No Comments

PAN wishes a speedy recovery to Rich Rosendale, of Carmichaels, Greene County, who was attacked in his business on June 18.

Info on Power of Attorney

June 13, 2014 by Know-How No Comments

A Power of Attorney does not normally require the services of a notary. As a notary, you may not compose a Power of Attorney because this is considered an unauthorized practice of law.

Afternoon Notary Reappointment Seminar Set in Lancaster

June 5, 2014 by General No Comments

The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries will hold an afternoon session of its Notary Reappointment Seminar on June 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 2260 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster.

What to do About Nonstandard Signatures on Notarizations

May 23, 2014 by Know-How No Comments

A customer who is unable to sign their name because of illiteracy, blindness or other disability may ask you if a stamped signature is acceptable. Although a stamped signature is never acceptable for notarization, there are alternatives you may suggest to your customer.

How to Deal with Name and Address Changes

May 15, 2014 by General No Comments

If you’ve gotten married or divorced since your last notary commission, you must notify the Department of State in Harrisburg and the recorder of deeds in the county of your office of record.

Afternoon Allentown Reappointment Seminar Added

May 9, 2014 by Announcement, Education No Comments

The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries has added an afternoon session of its Notary Reappointment Seminar to the June 4, 2014 schedule. The seminar will run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Comfort Suites Allentown-Dorney Park, 3712 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown.

Do the Names on the ID and Documents Have to Match?

May 1, 2014 by General No Comments

Does the name on your customer’s ID have to match exactly the name on the document you are notarizing?

No.