If you are leaving your job, don’t forget to take your notarial register with you. [Read more…] about Quitting Your Job? Take Your Notarial Register With You
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. [Read more…] about PA Disciplines Notaries
PAN loves her Mother. Mother Earth, that is.
Because we love our Mother and because we want to be friendly to the environment, Notary Notes is going green. [Read more…] about Notary Notes Going Green
Philadelphia has unveiled a new program designed to help the records department deal with the growing problem of real estate fraud in the city. [Read more…] about Philadelphia City Council Amends Deed Recording Standards
The primary objective of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA,) which can be found on the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) Web site (www.nccusl.org, Final Acts and Legislation link), is to establish the legal equivalence of electronic records and signatures with paper writing and manually signed signatures, thus removing barriers to electronic commerce. In other words, UETA assures that electronic signatures and transactions have the same legal effect as “wet” signatures and paper documents. [Read more…] about UETA Explained
In the early part of the decade when interest rates were low, Sharon and Steve thought it would be a good time to refinance the mortgage on one of the four properties they own in eastern Pennsylvania. While they got a good rate from the finance company and the transaction went smoothly, the couple noticed some serious financial mysteries shortly after the ink on the contract had dried. [Read more…] about Refinance Leads to Identity Theft for PA Couple