Seat Time: 1.25hrs - Desc:
This course will introduce the learner to the position of notary at the financial institution. The course will familiarize the learner with his/her responsibilities as a notary by providing detailed information regarding the proper use of the notary journal, acknowledgment forms, and seals and stamps. After completing this course, the learner will understand:
- The role of the notary at the financial institution.
- What jurats and acknowledgements are and how they are used.
- The potential penalties for notary misconduct.
T1. Notary Basics: This topic will explore the basic duties and requirements of the notary, including the purpose of a notary and how to achieve success as a notary.
T2. The Notary Journal: This topic will discuss the importance of the notary journal, or notarial register, and will provide a detailed outline of how to keep appropriate entries.
T3. Jurat and Acknowledgement Forms: This topic will describe the forms of notarization most commonly used by notaries, jurats and acknowledgements, and how they are used.
T4. Seals and Stamps: This topic will provide details on the seals and stamps used by notaries for notarial acts and forms.
T5. Misconduct and Errors: This topic will explain the high regard with which the government holds notaries public, and will provide information on the penalties of notary misconduct.