Notary Public Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Important Information for Hospital, Rehabilitation Center and Assisted-Living Signings

With warmer seasons come more frequent hospital, rehabilitation center and assisted-living facility signings.  As a preemptive measure, I’d like to inform family members of those in patient care that it is a REQUIREMENT in the State of South Carolina for the following documents to have 2 witnesses party to the transaction… Continue reading

Notary Public Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Summer is for Traveling, What if your Car is Towed?

So with the Summer months comes travel to exotic places.  Sometimes that travel involves getting there by motor vehicle.  Although many people rent vehicles to travel, a choice selection of us use our own vehicles, especially if we’re traveling short distances. Continue reading

Notary Blog: The ‘I Love Them Factor’ and Other Risky Situations

Sometimes family members get away with having those in care allowing paperwork to be notarized because of the “I Love Them” factor (signing and allowing a document to be drafted sight unseen and notarized because they ‘feel’ their relative has their best interest at heart). Continue reading

Notary Public Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | An 8-Year Anniversary Letter of Thanks

As today marks my 8th year as a Notary Public here in the State of South Carolina,  I want to thank God first and foremost for carrying me through. My journey here in this place is not over yet, but I know with God on my side that nothing that stands in my way shall succeed. Continue reading