Montgomery County Power Outage—10/16/19 We have been advised that power is out at One Montgomery Plaza, Norristown due to a blown transformer. All county offices located in this building have been closed. This affects the following offices: The Recorder’s Office is closed. While it appears documents can be submitted for eRecording, they will not be […]
A long-forgotten notarial record dating back to the 1970s-1980s recently came into the possession of the archivist of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in Greensburg. Archivist Casey Bowser contacted PAN to ask what should be done with the record of Sister M. Ellenita O’Connor, S.C., who served as a notary and treasurer of […]
A forged notary signature used by man to file for divorce. A Houston-area man faced a judge after deputies said he fraudulently filed and completed a divorce from his wife without her knowing or consenting. The court had already filed the final divorce decree. Deputies investigated and learned that Paul Nixon, 51, submitted forged documents […]
There are two Wills for Heroes events in Allegheny County in October in need of volunteers: Saturday, October 12, 2019, Monroeville Public Safety Training Center, 2465 Johnston Rd., Monroeville, and Saturday, October 19, 2019, Ross Township Municipal Center, 1000 Ross Municipal Dr., Pittsburgh 15146 They are asking notaries to volunteer to execute wills and powers […]
Let’s clear up the confusion about renewing notaries and the notary exam. If you begin the reappointment process at least six months before the end of your current commission, which includes completing the three-hour education requirement and getting your application into the Department of State within six months of your current commission expiration date, you […]
Are you recording the proper entries in your notary journal? This video describes what Pennsylvania notaries should be recording in their Journal.
PAN has cancelled the First Time and Everyday Notary Challenges seminars scheduled in DuBois on September 17, 2019. PAN’s Notary Reappointment Seminar, on Sept. 18, remains open. We apologize for the inconvenience.
An Ohio Senate bill designed to expedite the notary public options and provide uniformity for the application process goes into effect later this month, leading Logan County Clerk of Courts Barb McDonald to close the window for filing applications through her office. People in Ohio who want to become notaries or want to renew their […]
This video talks about the process for making a certified copy for Pennsylvania notaries.
The Butler County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will hold a Wills for Heroes event on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Butler County Community College Founder’s Hall. The event is in need of three notaries, six witnesses and two greeters for 9 a.m. to noon, and three notaries, six […]