Category Archives: Opinions

What’s the Point of Getting a Document Notarized?

One of the most misunderstood aspects of being a notary public is why documents are notarized. I hear so many people say things that show that they don’t know what it’s about or what it means.  While the most common … Continue reading

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My Advice to New Notary Signing Agents 

Know your state’s laws and rules inside & out before you even consider offering notary services to the public. The Notary Law Institute and the National Notary Association can each help you with this,  and there’s no substitute for reading everything you can that … 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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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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Essential Books for American Notaries

As a notary public, you have a responsibility to educate yourself on the duties of the office. While a few of the larger states have some classes and required exams, most states seem to leave the matter of notary education … Continue reading

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