Category Archives: Government – Law

States With Remote Notary Laws

STATES WITH REMOTE NOTARY LAWS VA and Montana have remote notary laws fully implemented; MT limits theirs to in-state notarization; VA allows their notaries and their signers to be anywhere. (Some VA remote notaries were active at the 2018 NNA … Continue reading

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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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Questions for the Tennessee Attorney General

One of the frustrating things about being a Tennessee Notary Public is that there are many questions for which the statutory law and the Tennessee Notary Handbook do not provide answers. So, I have been compiling a list that I … Continue reading

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To Notaries in Georgia

To Notaries in Georgia Who Want to be Notary Signing Agents — by Tim Gatewood I have a soft spot for Georgia, as it’s where my mom’s family is from, going back several generations. So, please accept the following as … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the National Notary Association 

There is no state rule or law that requires you to get services through the National Notary Association (NNA). So, why is the NNA the one source so many signing services, title companies, and lenders require for certification and background … Continue reading

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