Tag Archives: Ethics

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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“No Other Notary Had a Problem With That”

Currently, my least favorite statement to hear a client say is “we’ve been doing it this way for years and no other Notary had a problem with it.” The reasons why I don’t like to hear this are many. Among … Continue reading

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The Names Have to Match

The Names Have to Match One of the core responsibilities of a Notary Public is to certify (write down) the identity of the person(s) signing a Notarized document. So, when the Notary does not already know you personally, they must … Continue reading

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