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November 21, 2017

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Notary Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | This Week is Dimming Down, Don’t be a Clown and Don’t You Frown

An example of a dire situation is when a person is admitted into ICU.  There are tracheotomies, ventilators and other harsh conditions, such as paralysis that sometimes impede a signing when a person has been admitted into this ward.  Hospital signings themselves can be tricky – maneuvering around HIPPA regulations (you cannot ask hospital staff if someone has Sound Mind), navigating the halls and room structure and sequestering family members are all a part of the job.

Forget Basketball, March is Total NOTARY MADNESS here at GreenvilleNotary.com

Over the past week, I’ve traveled to Walhalla, Seneca and even to Gaffney, South Carolina for assignments ranging from simple witnessing (today, March 14, 2017) to more complicated acknowledgment work (evening of Saturday, March 11, 2017). Forget March Madness according to basketball. This month has really been a busy start out of the gate and

Notary Blog: Two New Residents at Haywood Mall

Often, I receive emails from different people regarding what we CAN and CANNOT do as Notaries Public here in South Carolina. As it is a given, we are not attorneys, however, as a Notary Public Signing Agent, companies rely on me to complete additional duties that are NOT synonymous with being an attorney. Some question whether we work in the capacity of a….

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Notary Blog: Anderson Loan Modification… Done!

A Home Loan Modification assignment provided by SigningTrac was completed in Anderson, South Carolina 29626 on the afternoon of Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Thank you to the company for allowing me to service their need for a Notary Public Signing Agent! Not everyone works in a 9-5 position.  As a matter of fact, our signer

Notary Blog: Right After Work and Need Service?

Two signers that literally sought out after a notary public upon completion of work and after-school activities met with GreenvilleNotary.com Owner Sonita M. Leak at Panera Bread, 708 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29607. Needing two documents signed and notarized quickly after hours shouldn’t be a hassle.  If there is no additional travel for the notary involved, it

Notary Consultation Review by the Owner of AikenNotary.com

Saturday March 26, 2016 was the first day I met Ms. Sonita Leak!!!!! That’s the day my life changed forever!!!! (In a great way lol). Okay so, my name is Antron Holden, Sr. and I am an SC Notary Public! Sounds great??? Good, that’s the way it felt, good! Well with only one problem at

Notary for Amendment to Trust | Greer, SC

“As a resource, I have provided the link to a website where you can find your state’s Secretary of State website.  And yes, even the Secretary of State‘s website for South Carolina is included.” An Amendment Document to a Trust currently in place was completed on the 12th of May, 2016 in the city of

U.S. Passport | Need a Notary's Signature to Apply?

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 Greenville, South Carolina is usually quite long throughout the week, however your search for a

Notary for Two Affidavits of Identity | Spill the Beans

Two Jurat and Affiant Statements, drafted by the National Notary Association, were completed on the evening of Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Due to privacy concerns, there is no further information on this particular assignment, however, we can give you more information on a Jurat/Affiant Statement.  This statement looks like THIS.  As you see on the form itself, there is

Notary for Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials | Rainer’s Café

What do I like to see?  A company that does it right!  Most notaries public here in the State of South Carolina know that we are not allowed to certify or deem original, nor copies of original documents as true and/or correct. With permission of my signer today, I would like to officially congratulate the

Notary Service At Your Fingertips: Call on GreenvilleNotary.com to Service Your Need

Services We Offer: General Notary Work: Simple documents acknowledging truth or providing a statement for the courts or another third party may require notarization. Usually only requires one signing, stamp/seal and may require witness signatures. I-9 Authorizations: Employers who hire remote employees (employees who work from home or another location) will at some point issue

Notary Video – Notarizing on a Document Written in a Different Language

Many residents and notaries public have questions to whether you can notarize signatures on behalf of a person signing a document that is written in another language.  Press Play on the video to watch and find out what GreenvilleNotary.com Owner Sonita M. Leak has to say! This Video Features The Village Grind Coffee House and Mandy Blankenship’s

Notary 30-Second Sound Byte: SC, We Are Notaries, Not Lawyers!

Click below to listen to today’s 30-Second Sound Byte with some information of what we CAN and cannot do as notaries public in the State of South Carolina. In many states, notaries public have the ability to draft wills, powers of attorney and other legal documents. Here in SC, we cannot.  Listen to hear what authority we

SC-Tailored National Notary Association Drafted Jurat/Affiant Statement For My Neighbor!

So, going about the normal course of duty and my neighbor says, “Hey miss, I have a document here that I need to get notarized.”  The document was a copy of an original Bill of Sale with an attached copy of the Certificate of Origin of a Vehicle.  It was explained to the neighbor that,

Notary for Affidavit of Residence for High School Entry at GreenvilleNotary.com Headquarters

Another customer took advantage of the $5 School Document Discount this week.  On the morning of Thursday, August 13, 2015, a local resident, along with the family they are hosting came to our Greenville, South Carolina location to have an Affidavit of Residence notarized. This Affidavit can sometimes be confusing, as it may have the

Notary for Loss of Vehicle Insurance Claim Form at Tate Plaza

If you’ve ever placed yourself under the fans at the head of Falls Park on the Reedy (Falls Park Dr and South Main Street), you may not have realized that you were sitting at Tate Plaza.  This area, known as the seating area near Spill the Beans, is named Tate Plaza at Liberty Bridge in

New Blog Post: Notary for Patewood Rehabilitation Notarization with a Catch!

Notaries Public have a very important role to play when it comes to notarizing important documents in assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers and hospice care facilities.  A few days ago GreenvilleNotary.com was called in regard to a patient residing at the Patewood Rehabilitation Facility off of  2 Griffiths Rd, Greenville, SC 29607.  Patewood Rehabilitation is

Notary for Broker Package Courier and Witnessing On Behalf of Howard Bank

On Monday, January 5, 2015, GreenvilleNotary.com owner Sonita M. Leak completed a document carriage and witnessing for a Broker Package in Anderson, SC.  This transaction involved delivering a 57-page document on behalf of Howard Bank.  Thank you for entrusting us with your document  services!  We look forward to assisting you in the future. Please be informed that

Notary for Affidavit on behalf of Indian Resident Verifying Identity

I would like to take a moment to inform the public that in no way, shape or form is a Notary Public commissioned in the State of South Carolina allowed to notarize or certify an original, photocopy or otherwise a form of identification or document.  Our duty as notaries public is to verify the identity

NNA Notary Magazine Article on Customer Service Featuring Owner Sonita M. Leak, et. al.

Please read the article starting at page 10, the National Notary Association Bulletin’s FEATURED ARTICLE for the month of December. The article also features the following Nationwide Notaries Public: David M. Green of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Lana Brown of Los Angeles, California Shannon Ziccardi of Lake Forest, California & David Krause of Seattle, Washington    

Notary Sonita M. Leak for Affidavit Signing at Spill the Beans

Contact us short notice?  On the weekend?  Need additional services MOST notaries would not provide like faxing to a third party? WE DO THAT! On Friday, September 26, 2014, a local resident needed a notary public on his lunch break who could tackle a fast transaction.  He called us, we answered.  The signing took place at

Instructions on How to Apply for a Marriage License

Marriage License Requirements for the Probate Court of Greenville County Marriage License Division 301 University Ridge #5600 Greenville, SC 29601 864.467.7571 Probate Judge Debora A. Faulkner Associate Probate Judge Edward M. Sauvain www.greenvillecounty.org/probate 8:30a.m to 4:30p.m Monday thru Friday Both parties MUST appear to file an application for marriage license. Cash, credit card (visa or

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