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December 17, 2017

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Notary Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Sound Byte: 3 Types of Documents EXPLAINED | Originally posted September 21, 2015

This Notary Sound Byte outlays the difference between these three documents that are sometimes confused one for another. Click the PLAY button below to listen. *Please note that the content of this sound byte is for informational purposes only, as I am not an attorney and cannot give advice or advisement. With that said, listen

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Notary Public Blog of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Notarize on a Foreign Language Document? Can We Do This? The Birthday Edition

Written by Certified Notary Signing Agent, Marriage Notary and Owner of GreenvilleNotary.com Sonita M. Leak on November 1, 2017. These types of signings can be tricky.  On the morning of Monday, October 30, 2017, a local party called into the lines of GreenvilleNotary.com with her situation. The caller had made an unsuccessful venture to her

Notary Blog: Three-in-One at Zaxby’s | Greenville County Square

Property Documents, Notary Application and a Limited Power of Attorney. What a whirlwind! While one signing was scheduled at the Zaxby’s located at 824 S. Church Street, Greenville, SC 29601, the second signing was scheduled for another location near White Horse Road earlier in the morning. The last signing, well, the last signing was a pop-up from out of the blue.

Notary Blog: Call by 11, There by 12

While visiting their loved one, who made an unexpected trip to the Greenville Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, then up to the Heart Institute Intensive Care Unit, one of a patient’s relatives made a call to GreenvilleNotary.com. While the Notary Public was on the way to take care of another situation, information was provided via text to get to the signers in urgent need of assistance.

Notary Blog: Durable POA at GMH STAT!

Although Social Media is all the rage, so is the privacy of our precious signers in their time of need.  Although information about signing are provided on GreenvilleNotary.com, each and every customer is treated with kit gloves, and for those who wish not to disclose their particular situation to the public, it is NOT disclosed.  Never will we disclose information regarding certain transactions, including, but not limited to birth, death, nor accidents.

Notary Blog: Not One, but Two Local Business Owners!

Notary service on behalf of local residents is our game. However, considering that we just experienced Shop Small Saturday, local notary service on behalf of two local business owners is definitely a pleasure! Thanks to Betsy Tetsch (pronounced Tay-ch) of CanvasOne.com and Spencer Stanton of Stanton Photos for calling on GreenvilleNotary.com to service their need for

Notary Blog: National Notary Association Bulletin

As a Notary Public for the State of South Carolina, one of my duties is to follow the law of the land, stay abreast of those laws and also to conduct research for new information and opportunities.  As a mentor to other Notaries Public, it is also my duty to inform other Notaries of opportunities

Notary Blog: Three Key Documents For Life

Three Key Documents for Life by Sonita M. Leak, Owner of GreenvilleNotary.com The calls come in to GreenvilleNotary.com regularly; “We can’t find my mother’s Will,” “My cousin is in the hospital and what happened wasn’t expected and he needs to get a Power of Attorney signed and notarized,” and the infamous, “We don’t know what

Notary Blog: Family Court Blues? Not So!

What notary service do you know of that answers the phone at 7:30 in the morning?  This one! On the morning of Wednesday, October 19, 2016, a local party, signer to multiple documents needed a notary before arrival to the Family Court building, in the County Square division on University Ridge in 29601. The issue at

Notary Blog: Signing at Anderson Mall for Two Travelers

Meeting of the minds are great, especially when you can find a notary public that works on the weekend. An out-of-state resident called in to GreenvilleNotary.com fairly late in the evening of Friday, October 14, 2016, about a very important and very sensitive matter.  The party was meeting with another person from yet another state

Notary Blog: Durable Financial Power of Attorney | GMH

Short-notice signings is what GreenvilleNotary.com specializes in.  In the evening of Thursday, October 14, 2016, we received a call for a Liberty, South Carolina resident in-patient at Greenville Memorial Hospital for a Durable Financial Power of Attorney. In many situations, as an Attorney-in-Fact (the agent who is in charge of handling the affairs of a

Notary Blog: Footing it to OJ’s Diner

On the run early this morning, GreenvilleNotary.com Owner and Notary Public Sonita M. Leak received a message from none other than Temeka Cook, Owner and Sole Proprietor at EventMaker, LLC. Temeka is a repeat offen… um, er, uh… customer of our notary service for a reason.  She knows that she can rely on fast, accurate and

Notary Blog: 3 Birds with One Stone @ GMH

Today was as good a day as any for a resident of Seneca, South Carolina hospitalized at Greenville Memorial Hospital to draw up and sign documents for their relative to handle their private affairs, as the situation being dealt with was serious. This is the first of two signings that occurred at Greenville Memorial Hospital today. The second, well, the

Notary Blog: Quick Fast and in a McFlurry?

So, no McFlurry was had, however as this notary pulled into the parking lot of the McDonalds located at the intersection of Blue Ridge Drive and White Horse Road, a local party called into the GreenvilleNotary.com lines with an urgent matter. There are no days off here, not even on sick days, so a notary’s gotta

Sonita M. Leak’s Notary Blog: Which Power of Attorney is it??? | Belle Meade

Early on the morning of Wednesday, August 10, 2016, the spouse of a sick and shut in individual called into GreenvilleNotary.com’s phone line seeking a mobile notary to assist with the signing of a Power of Attorney document later in the evening. For this signing, time was of the essence, as the signer was already

Notary Blog Limited POA for Former Co-Worker | Spill the Beans

Well what do you know?  The voice on the other side of the phone sounded all too familiar.  It sounded like a voice I’d heard before.  MANY TIMES BEFORE.  The young lady on the other end was in need of a notary RIGHT THEN.  After negotiating terms, pricing, and meeting location, the customer then asks…

Notary Blog: Seller-Side Document Completed in Historic Gville

Thanks to CSS for an evening signing in the Historic city’s centre of 29601. I know it’s been a while posting but I’m not going to let anything (or anyone) stop my flow. Yes, there are MANY posts that I’ve missed, but they will be outlined in a WHOLE NUTHA post, soon to be released!

Notary for Attorney-In-Fact Transaction | Pelham Rd

A call rang in to the notary line this morning regarding a Vehicle Title transaction.  Today’s transaction was different than the usual out-of-state transfer.  Why?  Well, first of all the title to the vehicle being transferred hailed from a state other than South Carolina.  The signing was even more unusual because the person who appeared

Notary for Revocation & New POA | Majesty

Before beginning this post, I would like to send out a prayer to the individuals involved in an incident witnessed on the way to this assignment yesterday. I’m unsure of the condition of the severely injured party involved. Please, loved ones and friends, buckle up, make sure your children are properly buckled and LOOK TWICE.

Notary for Private Docs | Fairview Park

“A repeat caller who called into GreenvilleNotary.com previously, called us ONCE AGAIN!” The relative of two signers called once again, however, this time, the signing took place in a different location than the first. We definitely thank the signer for the callback and repeat business. From Greenville to Simpsonville we traveled. Meeting local residents in

Notary for Notary Public Application | Mauldin, SC

I can’t say much here because the signing was of a discreet nature, however, a local Mauldin, South Carolina resident who deals with documents needing notarization regularly was in need of a notary public to sign off on the Notary Application Renewal Form. When you have a notary right in front of you, no better

Notary Event: Care & Coffee | Coffee Underground

“This is an event you don’t want to miss!” No, it’s not the most exciting stuff in the world, however, having these Very Important Documents signed and sealed may be the difference between having your loved ones covered, assets protected or falling into the pitfalls of Eminent Domain controlling your estate, fighting and family disconnect.

Notary for Durable Power of Attorney | ICU

“Notarizing on behalf of a patient who is under the influence of drugs is a NO – NO!” Early evening on Monday, March 28, 2016, the Granddaughter of a Greenville Memorial Intensive Care Unit patient called into the notary lines regarding a fairly urgent Durable Power of Attorney. Not knowing the outcome of the situation,

Sonita M. Leak’s Notary Blog: Notary for Oversight w/ Attorney-in-Fact Signing at Buffalo Wild Wings, Woodruff Road

“During the signing, there were spurts of game-watching…” Don’t ever say that our notary signing agency service didn’t leave the light on for you. A signing that was originally set to take place earlier in the day stretched its way on out to the late evening. Due to a hiccup in receiving documents on time,

Notary for Online I-9 Auth | Carolina Ale House

“A very extensive Online I-9 Authorization signing was re-routed from one location to another.” Tonight’s signing occurred on the evening of March 23, 2016 at Carolina Ale House instead of a popular Downtown Greenvillebookstore. Because the original venue was packed to the hilt, we had to make some concessions. Well, not really a concession, we

Notary for Printing of POA & Will | GMH

“Can you print a document out if I send it by email?” Sure we can. Here at GreenvilleNotary.com we will print up to 10 pages needing signatures and/or notarization at no additional cost, for as long as travel service has been requested. On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, a local notary public called into the GreenvilleNotary.com

Notary for Swearing-In Ceremony | Java Jolt

“On the spot FAX? We do that!” A swearing-in ceremony was performed by Certified Notary Public Signing Agent Sonita M. Leak in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Thanks to our repeat client for entrusting in GreenvilleNotary.com’s services for her telephonic deposition hearing. It was also great seeing colleagues we normally associate

Notary for Child Support Affidavit | Starbucks

“Weekend notary fun wouldn’t be complete without signing a few documents.” I believe this to be the biggest weekend in notary history here at GreenvilleNotary.com! Signing documents is usually an easy task for this notary; this weekend has been OFF the charts. With a proposed three signings on Sunday alone, this has been by far

Notary for HCR Healthcare POA | Greenville, SC

“It’s great to have connections with the area facilities in which mobile notaries are needed.” The relative of a patient/resident at HCR Healthcare West, 600 Sulphur Springs Road, Greenville, SC 29617, called into the notary line days earlier. She wanted to ensure she had her ducks in a row before the notary came to location

Notary for Quitclaim Deed | Clemson, SC

“So Timios Title, Inc. and the notary were back at it again, scratching and clawing their way into Clemson, South Carolina once more.” A package executed on March 14, 2016 was not complete.  It was not the notary’s fault, however.  The title company called on our services again to have this two-page signing completed and

The Notary Needs a Witness | Noma Square® Starbucks

“A private signing situation ran into the dilemma of finding a witness.” The paperwork set forth was sensitive in nature for two South Carolina residents. Paperwork such as this is usually NOT witnessed by neighbors or family members. Why? When it concerns private matters, sometimes it is best to keep those who are in your

Notary for Power of Attorney | Heartland West

An out-of-town relative of a patient utilizing the rehabilitation services of Heartland ManorCare called into our notary lines around 12:45pm on this bright Sunday afternoon. Her dilemma? A Durable Power of Attorney was needed on behalf of her relative, however, there were none printed and the relatives had no clue where to start. Enter us.

Notary for Paperwork for Colleague | Starbucks

On the afternoon of Friday, February 19, GreenvilleNotary.com Owner and Certified Notary Public Sonita M. Leak completed a private document signing on behalf of a new colleague. For convenience, the signing was taken care of off of Woodruff Road. The Starbucks location where the signing took place provided a large round table where all parties,

Notary for Urgent Power of Attorney Signing | Greenville Memorial Hospital

On the evening of February 1, 2016 a three-part signing was completed on behalf of a patient at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  Because her spouse was running relentlessly across town running errands,  he relied on GreenvilleNotary.com to handle the document side of the day. Early on the morning of February 1, 2016, the spouse of the patient

Notary for Power of Attorney Document | Heartland HCR West in Greenville

It’s always  lovely to assist the patients and families of Heartland HCR Manorcare Centers East and West of Greenville, South Carolina.  Travel to both facilities occurs many times a year. Located on Sulphur Springs Road in Greenville, there is a reason for the separation. Heartland Health Care Center-Greenville West specializes in vital care services and

Get Married by the Wedding Notary of Greenville, South Carolina Today!

Now offering Wedding Notary Service packages for ceremonies with and without photography. Call 864.214.6447 to inquire. What I promise: Responsiveness Efficient and Professional Service Style & Grace A Genuine Ceremony Comparable Pricing “I would be honored to have and to hold your ceremony with care!” Whether your marriage play out as a brief serenade elopement

Notary for Power of Attorney Document | Glorified Health and Rehab, West End Greenville

Early afternoon January 5, 2015, a call for a Power of Attorney signing rang into the GreenvilleNotary.com phone lines.  An individual called on behalf of their relative for a Power of Attorney.  Because of our tight-knit notary public community, the original notary called referred today’s client.  Being that it was not far from our location, they were able

Notary Open During the Holidays!! (ONLY EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES for Dec. 24 & 25th)

Merry Christmas All!  The offices of GreenvilleNotary.com will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day,  December 24 and December 25, 2015. Do you anticipate that family member being here in the Greenville/Upstate area so that you can get your Will, Power-of-Attorney or other documents notarized by a Certified South Carolina Notary Public?  Well, set up your appointment

The Notary Minute Sound Byte: “Fraud, Something to Consider When You Sign”

This Notary Minute Sound Byte is provided by National Notary Association Notary Public Ambassador and GreenvilleNotary.com Owner Sonita M. Leak. The information displayed on this website is to be used for informational purposes only. Please do not take any of the information herein as legal advice. Should you need legal advice, please consult your attorney.

Notary for Duke Energy Identity Verification Form | Spill the Beans, Greenville

What do you do with a nice, warm Sunday afternoon in December?  Why, you go outside and enjoy it!  What do you do when someone needs a notary on Sunday?  You call on GreenvilleNotary.com! A local Upstate resident needed to sign a Duke Energy Identity Verification Form in front of a notary public and have his

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