Notarizing an Out of State Acknowledgement

I often get asked numerous questions  when a client needs a notarization on a document from another state. California notary laws have a few restrictions if a California notary puts their notary stamp on an out of state acknowledgement. If the document has the word “sworn”  a California Jurat must […] Read more »


How often in our busy lives do we wait until the last minute even for the most important things? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve received a phone call and the person needs their Power of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directive, Medical Power of Attorney, Special or Limited […] Read more »

Appreciation For A Mobile Notary Everyone in life wants to feel appreciated! From the Mobile Notary, to the attorney, the nursing home administrator, escrow officer and title agent, etc., we all want to be appreciated. How often in life do we feel appreciated for our hard work and efforts by […] Read more »

Request for Illegal Notarization

Recently I was called for a last-minute emergency notary. It was s a typical type of notarization–the client had to have the documents notarized because he had a court appointment the following morning. As I started to review the documents I noticed his attorney hadn’t supplied paperwork that conformed with […] Read more »

Notarizing For a Veteran

I recently received a call to notarize a common form that relates to a pension. I scheduled what seemed to be a traditional notary. When I entered into the clients home, the lady that greeted me was using a walker and the gentleman that I was performing notary services for […] Read more »

A Story Behind Every Notary

Recently I received a call to notarize for a elderly women. The women had a very thick Austrain accent and appeared to be very sweet on the phone. I happened to be very close by and offered my notary services promptly. She happily agreed and off I went to notarize. […] Read more »

Notarizing When One Can Not Sign Their Name

The title of this article might already be of some interest to you already! As a notary this is a very challenging and can be a very tedious notary. In twelve years I have done only a handful of these types of notarizations. However these types of notaries are extremely […] Read more »

Requirements of a Mobile Notary

Recently I received a call from a potential notary client. After a short conversation with her I suggested that she check out my reviews on Yelp and my website. Her response was that she didn’t need to see my reviews that all I do is ask for a photo id […] Read more »

Mobile/Traveling Notary

Lately I have been receiving a lot of phone calls inquiring about my mobile notary services. The question most often asked is, “What is your charge or what do you charge for notary services?” I first need to find out where one would like me to travel to and how […] Read more »

Serving Simi Valley

I am happy to now be a resident of Simi Valley again. I originally moved out here in 1989 and lived here until 1996. In returning back to Simi Valley much has changed in terms of development and growth. I love the fact that Simi Valley is adjacent to Thousand […] Read more »