Knowledgebase Available for PAN Members
PAN’s Knowledgebase is an online searchable database containing a library of articles, how-to-documents and forms that’s available to PAN members 24-7.
Member Appointed Executive Officer
PAN member Janet Campis was appointed executive officer of the Building Industry Association’s local chapter based in Kingston, Luzerne County.
New Knowledgebase Available for PAN Members
PAN’s new 24-7 Knowledgebase is now available for our members.
Be in the Know About Errors and Omissions Insurance
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.
Longtime PAN Member Now an Avid Painter
When Paul Michael Lutz retired as an independent insurance agent in 2003, his daughter thought he needed a hobby.
Sign as Printed
Notary signing agents are often instructed by signing services, lenders and title companies to tell borrowers to “sign as printed.” However, the borrower’s printed name on the documents is often not the same as what the borrower typically signs.
You are not a notary unless you are sworn in
One of the top reasons notaries get in trouble with the Department of State is that they did not complete the commissioning process of getting sworn in at their respective county recorder of deeds office. Subsequently, they were fined, had their commissions suspended and were ordered to take a six-hour notary education course. If they notarized documents before getting sworn into office, they were, in effect, impersonating a notary.
Comedian Jerry Stiller’s Bit on Notaries
Funny stuff. Enjoy!
Notary Duped into Signing Off on Insurance Loans Fined and Suspended
Thanks to Forbes.com for publishing this excellent article. Please remember, personal appearance is one of the keys to proper notarization.