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Is Getting a Customer Signature Good Practice?

June 9, 2009 by General No Comments

PAN Customer Service Representative Ruth Kohler now wishes she had gotten a customer’s signature in her register, particularly after she realized the customer is a famous Pittsburgh sports figure.

When It Comes to Redacting Should You?

April 8, 2009 by Know-How No Comments

To redact or not to redact, that is the question. Redacting is quite simply the process of hiding information in a document. A redacted document, such as a notarial register, has had personal information deleted or blacked out for privacy or security reasons.

Quitting Your Job? Take Your Notarial Register With You

September 1, 2008 by Know-How No Comments

If you are leaving your job, don’t forget to take your notarial register with you.

PA Disciplines Notaries

August 21, 2008 by General No Comments

Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Corteś and Basil Merenda, commissioner of the Department of State’s Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, have announced disciplinary actions against 14 notaries for March through July 2008.

Turning in Your Register

March 1, 2008 by Know-How No Comments

Sometimes when notaries change jobs, their employers demand their notarial equipment, including their registers. Your register is your exclusive property and cannot be used by any other individual or surrendered to any employer upon termination of your employment.

Keep Your Register Safe

March 1, 2008 by Know-How No Comments

Mary Lou, a notary public in western Pennsylvania, always kept her register in her briefcase. One evening, she left the briefcase in her car, which was parked in the driveway of her home. The next morning, Mary Lou discovered that her car had been broken into and her briefcase stolen.