Notary signing agents are often instructed by signing services, lenders and title companies to tell borrowers to “sign as printed.” However, the borrower’s printed name on the documents is often not the same as what the borrower typically signs. [Read more…] about Sign as Printed
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?
“Can I act as both the notary and the witness?” is a question that many notaries ask PAN’s Customer Service Representatives.
Notarizing one’s own signature is prohibited, yet on some forms you can act as both the notary and the witness. How so? [Read more…] about Notary, Witness or Both?
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is studying a proposal to adopt the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA). [Read more…] about Legislature Studies URPERA Proposal in Pennsylvania
Knowing the limitations of your power as a notary is just as important as knowing the Notary Public Law. Here are some circumstances in which your authority to notarize is limited or prohibited. [Read more…] about What You Can and Cannot Do as a Notary