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notary public

A person authorized by law to take oaths and witness signatures on documents. In some states, the notary must post a fidelity bond. In some states, notaries must keep complete logs of all documents notarized and the type of identification provided by the party signing the instrument.

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For more information regarding notaries public or to become an electronic notary in Pennsylvania, visit the PA PowerPort at http://www.
This means Mainers can be certain that all Notaries Public who are properly registered with the State have a thorough understanding of Notarial practices, and the laws which govern the services they provide.
Cortes today announced 382 disciplinary actions against various state licensed business and health professionals and facilities, notaries public and violators of the Commonwealth's Charitable Solicitation Act in the first quarter of 2005.
The National Notary Association, the nation's foremost authority on notarial law, customs and practices, and the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles will team up this month to educate more than 1,000 Nebraska Notaries Public about how to detect fraudulent IDs while performing notarial acts.
Intended by the legislature to streamline and clarify the law, the act has resulted in significant changes to the rules which govern notaries public, as well as much stiffer penalties for violating those rules.
Well-trained, responsible and ethical men and women serving as notaries public are our best front-line defense in that battle.
These changes will impact those who are, or intend to become, one of the 87,000 notaries public commissioned within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
As 2002 concluded with the largest case of identity theft in the nation's history, Pennsylvania passed new legislation to assist its Notaries Public in combating fraud through tougher statutory identification standards for document signers.
BANCSERV has a ten-year history as a quality provider of outsourced service to the real estate and banking industries through a nationwide network of qualified notaries public, who facilitate the task of document signing by dealing directly with the borrower - including on evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary.