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When can I refuse a notarization?

December 8th, 2017 - Many notaries feel they can refuse service based solely on the content of the document; but that is not true. Our recommendation is to not refuse service unless the signer: is unable to produce proper ID is not signing… Continue Reading

“I need a notarization”… A conversation between notary and signer

November 3rd, 2017 - Most of the public at large may not know the intricacies of having a document notarized, and when the document doesn’t already include notarial language, they may not know what they need. However, the notarial language is not something… Continue Reading

5 Steps to Completing a Correct Notarization of a Signature

June 14th, 2017 - Follow these 5 Steps to Completing a Correct Notarization of a Signature

Effective May 9, 2017 Important New Notary Laws

May 9th, 2017 - Dear Utah Notary, The 2017 General Legislative Session brought many needed changes and updates to the current notary code. Included in these numerous changes are new laws, as well as clarification to the existing language of Utah Code Annotated… Continue Reading

Important Notice Regarding Discontinuation of Risk Management Bond

April 3rd, 2017 - RE: DISCONTINUATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT BONDS FOR NOTARY PUBLIC Beginning May 9, 2017, The Division of Risk Management will no longer issue bonds for State employees applying to be notaries public. Current Risk Management bonds issued to notaries will… Continue Reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Utah Notary Public

November 17th, 2016 - Check out our new section Do’s and Don’ts.