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Hospitals and Witnesses

It’s always difficult when you need a notary at a hospital. You typically have an ill relative and important documents to be signed.  Most documents don’t require both a notary and witnesses but some do. If you need a notary and witnesses, the hospital may not allow their employees (this includes chaplains, volunteers and staff) to be either. More and…

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Need a notary and witnesses or just a notary.

Do you also need a witness?

As more and more new residents flood North Texas and DFW, I have more and more requests for witnesses. It is a challenge for new residents to find unrelated witnesses. Depending on the document, care facilities may allow certain employees to be witnesses but most do not. As a mobile notary without a store front, I have been unable to…

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Need a notary and witnesses or just a notary.

Your call doesn’t go to an answering service.

Calls to me do not go to an answering service. They may go through different phone numbers based on where you found me but they all end up at one phone. The number is not my cell/mobile phone unless I call you back from my cell. I typically only return calls from my cell phone when I am away from…

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The signer is my client.

As a mobile notary, I spend a lot of time in hospitals, nursing homes and private homes. Except for the rare call where someone needs a notary because they work at home or are otherwise unable to leave their home, most calls are because somebody is really ill and a relative or friend is attempting to locate a mobile notary….

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No large dogs allowed

Aggressive dogs are now on my “Before you call” list.

Live and learn.  I’ve been doing the mobile notary thing for several years now without any major surprises…..until last week. It’s common to go to a home where there are pets and the pets rule the roost. They are harmless for the most part. Last week however, I went to a home for a routine signing. A woman came out…

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Different languages

Language and the Notary

It seems every day is a learning experience.  A potential client calls and you go through the list, do you have valid ID, is the signer competent, where will I be going and so on. As our nation becomes more diverse, there are more calls from people needing documents from another country notarized. The next question is “Is the document…

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