Notary Public Blog and Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Can You Explain This Witness Thing?

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There are only 5 states that allow notaries to act as witness. For information on those that do, you can navigate HERE. For a choice few of those states, their interstate rule is that if the document traveled from out of state and was witnessed by a notary public in that other state, the notary public… Continue reading

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

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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 | The Signer Must Appear Before the Notary Public in South Carolina

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It was the perfect situation, I was headed toward Downtown Greenville and JUST passing a particular Pendleton Street gas station when a call rang in to the notary line regarding one signature and one stamp document. It seemed like pie in the sky. Would this be the quickest call and signing to go down in our notary record books? Continue reading

Notary Blog & Podcast of Sonita M. Leak, CNSA | Happy International Women’s Day; Comment a Woman Influential in your Life

So, today is International Women’s Day all over the world. Usually, I’ll say something really nice and sappy for the day, but I’ll leave that up to you. Tag or comment about a woman (and she doesn’t have to be a business-person) that is great in your eyes. It could be your mother, sister, aunt, cousin, niece, neighbor. Well, you get it. Continue reading