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Can a Notary just Sign and Seal ?

You 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 did you do? 485 more words

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Diana G. Smith

Title:  Tax Preparer, Notary Public
Company: Gale’s Tax Service
Location: Gueydan, LA United States
Honored Member

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The Most Important Document you will Ever Sign

When clients call my office to make an appointment for a personal planning document, it is normally to have a will drafted. While a will is an important document, I would argue that it is not as important as having a Power of Attorney in place. 386 more words

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I Passed the Notary Law Institute Class and Exam

Earlier tonight, I completed the online class in Notary Public Education from the Notary Law Institute and passed their exam with a 100% score.

While this is certainly not the toughest class I have ever taken, it did provide loads of valuable information and insight into the legal aspects of being a notary public. 79 more words

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My Latest Notary Tip

As announced here several weeks ago, I have begun a long-term freelance writing assignment for the American Association of Notaries. As it is an open-ended assignment and they are letting me pick my own topics, I started with a basic series on being a notary, which gives me an opportunity to work on the opening chapter of Tim’s Tennessee Notary Book while getting paid for it. 321 more words

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What is a Notary Public and What is the Importance of a Notarial Act?

The general public must be informed that when a document needs to be notarized, it should be done by a Notary Public. A Notary Public is a lawyer and should not be any person acting for the lawyer, i.e. 316 more words


On the Need for Personal Appearance - My 3rd Published Article

Here is a link to my 3rd published article on the American Association of Notaries site. This is part of the ongoing series on the duties of a Notary Public. 28 more words

Tim's Tennessee Notary Book