Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Upcoming Safe-Deposit Drilling: Why a Notary Is Needed

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During the transactions, the purpose of the Notary Public is to witness the contents of the safe deposit box as it is being opened. Many states already require…
Should you have any questions about safe-deposit box openings and if they require a Notary’s presence in your state, please refer to your state law. The names of the banks where the safe deposit box drillings are performed will always be excluded from posts as to protect the identity of all requesting parties involved. Continue reading

Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | School is Starting Soon (If Not Already Where You Are), Remember those Affidavits of Residence

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There has been a major SURGE in the signing of Affidavits of Residence in the past few days.  Call NOW before school starts in Greenville County! 864.214.6447 Continue reading

Twice Notary Shy (GMH)

A local resident we’ve seen in previous weeks recently inquired about becoming a Notary Public. Today, or should I say, tonight, her application was SIGNED, SEALED, and will soon be delivered via mail.

The second signing, which occurred a few minutes later, was for a private POA matter. Continue reading

Notary Blog: Broker Application in Simpsonville

“Why can’t I just send the documents I need to provide by mail and sign/apply online?” The reason…

Well, there is one main reason for this. Verification of true identity is very important to the companies involved with lending. In today’s technology-driven world, the process of online completion gets easier and easier, buuuuuuuuut…. so does identity theft. How would you feel if your father or mother applied for a home loan in your name? How would you feel if your niece or nephew did? Continue reading