Category Archives: Government – Law

On US Form 1099s and Notaries 

The subject of US Form 1099s and Notaries comes up often in the various notary groups on Facebook, so I hope the following will be of some assistance. The notary associations and others will tell you to contact the company … Continue reading

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What is Being Notarized?

What Is Being Notarized? It is easy to get into a discussion (or argument) about differences that do not matter, especially online. Some days, it feels like we are back in medieval times, arguing over how many angels can dance … Continue reading

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Why Documents Are Notarized

Why Documents Are Notarized Some understanding of why documents are notarized and what notarization means is important, both to notaries public and to the public that we serve. Documents are generally notarized for one or more of the following reasons: … Continue reading

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Adventures of a Notary Signing Agent

I have a client who sends me work and asks me to contact the signers to schedule the appointment. This time they wanted me to schedule a closing with the borrower “sometime this month.” I spoke with the borrower’s wife … Continue reading

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My Grandmother Can’t Leave Her House

My Grandmother Can’t Leave Her House I had a call recently from a nice young woman and this is what she said “My grandmother can’t leave her house. I want to bring her signed document to you to be notarized.” … Continue reading

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