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

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

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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. Continue reading

Sonita M. Leak’s Notary Blog | All Assignments for the Month of April 2017 – from Simple Signings to Marriage Ceremonies

The following is a full list of all Notary Service Work performed by GreenvilleNotary.com for the month of April 2017. Saturday, April 1, 2017: A Durable Power of Attorney form was signed by a local resident and notarized by GreenvilleNotary.com … Continue reading