Category Archives: Ethics – Morality

Notaries Need to Consult Trusted Authorities

There are two things that every notary should do: Know the law in your state as it relates to notary duties and responsibilites. Follow the law. If that creates a conflict with your client’s instructions or a request from your … Continue reading

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Beware of Debt Resolution Presentations

Some signing services are now diversifying by offering assignments to do debt settlements or debt resolution presentations. While these appear to be just another type of assignment, they are not. As Patrick Manning recently commented in a notary group on … Continue reading

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A Notary Signing Agent Wears Two Hats

A notary signing agent (or NSA) wears two hats, which is another way to say you fulfill two roles while on an assignment as an NSA. Sometimes, the client will cause these roles to conflict with each other. First, you … Continue reading

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No One Has Ever Sent It Back

No One Has Ever Sent It Back — Thoughts on Pushback One of the more frequently seen comments in online groups where notaries gather goes like this: “I’ve always done it this way and no one has ever objected or … Continue reading

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I am a Writer 

I am a Writer.  This means I get ideas from all over the place and I write down those that interest me, as well as those I find helpful or educational or truthful. If you ask me a question or … Continue reading

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