Two notaries from two counties were sanctioned by the Pennsylvania Department of State for violations of the Notary Public Law.
Rules of Conduct – What a notary can do
Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (www.notary.org) will hold several educational seminars this month for Mercer County notaries.
The Wall Street Journal reported on May 11 that mega banks, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., and Wells Fargo & Co. have agreed to pay as much as $5 billion to settle deficiences related to the foreclosure process.
The robo-signing scandal, in which mortgage servicers including notaries, were routinely rushing through thousands of foreclosure affidavits without verifying documentation, has led to calls for mortgage reform.
We’re proud of what we do here at PAN and we want to share our enthusiasm with notaries throughout the Commonwealth. So we’re doing a bit of self-promotion through what’s known as “social media,” reaching out to notaries through our presence on Facebook and Twitter.
If one-stop shopping was the goal, then Allegheny County has achieved what it set out to accomplish with the notary commission process.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is studying a proposal to adopt the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA).