Category Archives: Opinions

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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Where Do You Get Notary Public Training?

I have posted here previously about the need for training to know your limits and your responsibilities as a notary public. So, the question arises, where do you get such training? There are those who strongly suggest that you can … Continue reading

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Can a Notary just Sign and Seal ?

Can a Notary Just Sign and Seal ? No, a notary can NEVER just sign and stamp. Your signature and seal are there to say that you did what the notary certificate says you did. Without a notary certificate, what … Continue reading

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Essential Books for a Tennessee Notary Signing Agent

Other than the Tennessee Notary Handbook and a copy of the most recent Tennessee laws about notaries in Tennessee (both available from the Secretary of State’s website at http://www.tn.gov/sos/pub/notaries/index.htm), there are three books about being a notary that I consider … Continue reading

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