Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | “Duress Me Not”, Tales from Hodges, South Carolina

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Some tips for other Notaries Public when performing signings in which Duress may be a factor. Also, there are several agencies you can seek assistance from should you feel you or someone you care for may be in danger or may be under the coercive deception of a loved-one. Continue reading

Sonita M. Leak’s Notary Public Blog | Get that Signature Notarized, But Take Precaution Beforehand

Duress, although not desired in ANY situation, happens often. Notaries, be aware for what to watch out for. Here is one article* you can turn to for some typical advice as it relates to minimizing your liability during signing, including duress. Continue reading

Notary for Durable Power of Attorney | ICU

“Notarizing on behalf of a patient who is under the influence of drugs is a NO – NO!” Early evening on Monday, March 28, 2016, the Granddaughter of a Greenville Memorial Intensive Care Unit patient called into the notary lines … Continue reading

Chaplain Witnessing and When a Notary Says “No!” | Greenville Memorial Hospital

A GreenvilleNotary.com notary was in a rut to find a witness today.  Ran into one potential witness and it was a no-go because she didn’t have her identification on her person.  Upstairs, downstairs, all around the building, to no avail.  Heaven sent … Continue reading