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Are Wet Signings Still Part of Our Future?

Are Wet Signings Still Part of Our Future?

As the world quickly pivots to online notaries, how does this affect traditional Wet Signings? Called wet signings by many banks, it means the notary and signer(s) sign must both be present, and must use a pen. This has origins all the way back to the ancient middle east. They were literally wet signings. As […]

Notaries, Real ID, Trust and RON

Real ID, the Notary, and RON

For those unaware, changes to identification are coming. Real ID goes into full effect on October 1st. But, does it, or should it, affect a notary and the future of signings, even if those signings are only of a certain type or types. What is Real ID? Real ID is a new standard of identification […]

Will 2020 Cause More Mistakes?

A Simple Check to Start the New Year

Welcome 2020! We wanted to find out if there were any issues notaries need to pay attention to for the new year, and while we feel energized by the new year, we did come across one particular issue, that while not a huge issue, is something we might want to keep our eyes on. Fortunately, […]

How Will Signings Be Performed Under Remote Online Notarization (RON)?

Is the future of remote online notarizations sitting at our own desk, or sitting at someone else’s desk? Will the future bring us more freedom with the ability to work out of our home offices more often? Or, is it in a bunch of cubicles in the very type of office we’ve worked so hard […]

Remote online notarizations, or RON, and mobile notaries

Remote Online Notarization (RON) and the Mobile Notary

The six hundred pound gorilla in the room is now the 6,000 pound gorilla. RON, or remote online notarization is here. And it is about time we open our blinders and start talking about it. This is the first in a series of how RON, or remote online notarization, will affect the mobile notary business, […]