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.
PAN Customer Service Representative Ruth Kohler now wishes she had gotten a customer’s signature in her register, particularly after she realized the customer is a famous Pittsburgh sports figure.
“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?
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is studying a proposal to adopt the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA).
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.