An agreement was reached on a joint state-federal settlement with the country’s five largest loan servicers. [Read more…] about National Mortgage Settlement Mandates Foreclosure Processes
The Property Records Industry Association board of directors formally adopted the white paper, “Notary Best Practices for Recordable Documents” that encourages specific standards to assist recorders, notaries who handle recordable documents, and the commissioning authorities who appoint and oversee notaries. [Read more…] about Notary Best Practices for Recordable Documents Adopted by PRIA
A notary from Washington County traveled to Jefferson County to notarize documents for residents of a nursing home. On the first document – an affidavit – the notary became confused as to the proper venue. Should it be Washington County where she took her oath of office or Jefferson County where the notarization was taking place? [Read more…] about Understanding Venue
Fifty people in Puerto Rico and 15 states, including Pennsylvania, were charged with conspiring to sell the identities of Puerto Ricans. [Read more…] about Identity Theft Ring Busted
PAN’s Practical Guide for Notaries Public in Pennsylvania, 30th edition, is now available through Barnes and Noble and Amazon as an electronic book. [Read more…] about Practical Guide Now Available As e-Book
The PAN offices will be closed from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 so that we may enjoy a lunch compliments of management.