A couple of days ago I blogged about “How to Abuse a Notary Commission,” based on shocking allegations of notary stamp abuse in a foreclosure mill case that has made national news. A reader left the following question at the post: As a notary, I sometimes find myself in a bit of a sticky situation.…

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How many of my readers are commissioned notary publics, i.e. effectively officers of the state they live in? While the public may view the business of notarizing signatures as the simple wielding of a rubber stamp, those who have earned their notary commissions know the standards are much higher. Misuse of a notary stamp, depending…

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