You know you are looking at an affidavit when you see the notary wording sworn to and subscribed or sworn by or sworn to and subscribed before me this day.
A problem document is a document your customer brings to you on which the notarial act is not clear. [Read more…] about Handling Problem Documents
Affidavits are one of the most common acts performed by notaries. Yet, oftentimes it is difficult to distinguish between different variations of affidavit forms. [Read more…] about How to Recognize an Affidavit
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
According to PennDOT’s fact sheet on defaced titles, any one or a combination of the following items will require the vehicle owner or lienholder to apply for a duplicate certificate of title: [Read more…] about When is a Title Defaced?