More than 600 Pennsylvania attorneys have earned continuing legal education (CLE) credits through PAN’s First Time Notary, Everyday Notary Challenges or Notary Reappointment seminars. Each seminar is worth three credit hours. [Read more…] about Available and Affordable CLE Credits Through PAN
If you are thinking about heading north of the border for a little fishing or south of the border for some rest and relaxation, well, the rules have changed. As of June 1, travelers headed to Bermuda, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean need a passport or a passport card to travel to these destinations by land or sea. [Read more…] about Passport Now Needed for Travel to Bermuda, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico
Ruth Kohler, a PAN customer service representative, now wishes she had gotten a customer’s signature in her register, particularly after she realized the customer is a famous Pittsburgh sports figure. [Read more…] about Is Getting a Customer Signature Good Practice?
As a new notary, you may get flustered when a customer approaches you about notarizing a document. It takes practice to remember what to ask, what to check, what to record and what to charge. To keep yourself on track to a smooth notarization, follow these guidelines. [Read more…] about A Handy Checklist for Notarizing
If your name has appeared on the Secretary of State’s list of “bad notaries,” chances are, you’ve committed what’s become the Number One issue that gets notaries in trouble time and time again. [Read more…] about Staying off the Bad Notary List
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. [Read more…] about When It Comes to Redacting Should You?