Rules of Conduct – What a notary can do
PAN will no longer notarize documents for Gateway Center employees starting Friday, Feb. 28.
Audrey, a Pennsylvania notary received a telephone call from a loan broker she knew who asked her to notarize loan documents for a couple who wanted to refinance their loan.
A Georgia woman who headed DocX pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud in a case that tied back to the robo-signing scandal and the mishandling of thousands of mortgage documents.
The Pennsylvania Department of State is taking steps to address the potential for confusion when the term notary public is translated into a foreign language.
Philadelphia Records Commissioner Joan Decker held a meeting on Friday, Oct. 17, in Conversation Hall, Philadelphia City Hall to review the new city council legislation affecting the Records Department that became effective on Nov. 3.
PAN Announces Notary Notes Going Green
The primary objective of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA,) which can be found on the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) Web site ( www.nccusl.org, Final Acts and Legislation link), is to establish the legal equivalence of electronic records and signatures with paper writing and manually signed signatures, thus removing barriers to electronic commerce. In other words, UETA assures that electronic signatures and transactions have the same legal effect as “wet” signatures and paper documents.
Knowing the limitations of your power as a notary is just as important as knowing the Notary Public Law. Here are some circumstances in which your authority to notarize is limited or prohibited.