Notary Public Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak U.S. Passport | Need a Notary’s Signature to Apply?

“I need a notary for a Passport Application?” The Passport Application process can be daunting, don’t further muddy the waters by making the process of finding a notary public a complicated one. The line for applying for a passport in … Continue reading

Notary Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Today, Tuesday April 17th is Tax Day, Don’t Forget to File!

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Straight from your local Notary Public, “Don’t forget, Tax Day is TODAY, April 17th!”
Did you know that some Notaries’ Public are also Tax Preparers? Continue reading

Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Back to the Flash Marriage Ceremony – The Downtown Greenville Edition

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The third assignment of the day deserves its own post, but we’ll just sit it right here. A Flash Ceremony and Marriage License signing was conducted in the late Afternoon at the Hyatt Regency Dining Hall of the Second Floor. Congrats are in order to Ricky Burton and Janneth Guevara-Rodriguez who were joined in Holy Matrimony. All this during the Hyatt Wedding Festivals, how ironic! Continue reading

Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | A Tale of Two Transactions: Privacy, Security & Oversight, Featuring EMD Settlement Group

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Signing paperwork for items such as Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure, home purchases or sales, and other types of transactions is a daily for me.  Many signers want to avoid ‘the nosey neighbor’ or just want privacy for other reasons.  We, as notary signing agents, assist in these types of witnessing events as well. Continue reading