Kenneth Edelstein's (edelske) Blog

By
Services for Real Estate Pros - kenneth-a-edelstein.com
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Rogue anti-notary notary lures notaries 2 act "lawyer" with fuzzy jobDo you remember those fuzzy qupee dolls at carnivals?  The ones where you throw the 3 baseballs, knock down 3 dolls and take your pick of the prize. Those dolls were sure mighty fuzzy. Hard as I tried to knock them over the base...
02/13/2018
Dealing with the “Company” NotaryProfessionals, the ones reading my humble words, know how to, and are willing to, put forth the effort to notarize each document correctly, legally and completely. This is often (in my experience) not the case when dealing with the Company notary. This person usua...
02/12/2018
Don’t let them put words in your notary sectionThis time it was “way over the top.” Over the years I have had many attempts to “add words” to my notary section. Today’s was the “ultimate.”Loosely quoting the document: “Before me the undersigned authority appeared Ms. Doe with a rightful claim to ...
02/09/2018
Time Management – Essential for Mobile Notary and Agents“A lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade”  Abraham Lincoln   I don’t know if Mr. Lincoln was also a notary – but his words certainly apply to Notaries as well as Lawyers. As a http://newyorkmobilenotarypublic.com it’s very importan...
02/07/2018
Showdown at the County ClerkIt started out as a routine assignment. I was requested to notarize the signature of the Registrar at one of the local colleges. This is a routine requirement for subsequent Apostille processing. New York is very strict about notarizations applied to educational docume...
02/05/2018
Getting a Birth Certificate with no ID – SolvedI frequently get calls from people who need a document notarized because they have no ID. They are trying to get a copy of their birth certificate to rebuild a lost/stolen set of identification papers. But, the classic problem of needing ID to get ID...
02/01/2018
WHY notaries are asked to wait for their PayRegulars will recall my thoughts about “do the work now” – get paid Much later (or not at all). In this blog entry I will explore the reason for, and the history of this nearly unique payment morass.In virtually every other transaction, cash, order by p...
01/29/2018
An Unreasonable Client calls a Manhattan mobile notaryThe lady calls and needs to have a Power of Attorney notarized. I quote her my standard notary fee for midtown Manhattan. “The notary fee in NY State is two dollars” she tells me. I inform her that I am a mobile notary and go to her, and there...
01/25/2018
When to Dump a Notary SigningDumping (backing out of or adjourning) a signing is to be avoided at (almost) all costs. However, that “almost” does allow for some exceptions. As Signing Agents many people are depending on us to perform on time, flawlessly, and without fail. Unfortunately, that is s...
01/22/2018
The First Name Notary Law - total BS explained to me  I meet a lot of people as a notary. Very few of them are notaries. Some, fortunately very few; proclaim themselves as experts on notary law and procedures. Of the more comical are the signing related personnel who have the (fictitious) power t...
01/19/2018
Rainer
117,029

Kenneth Edelstein

The only A+ Accredited BBB NYC Notary
Ask me a question
*
*
*
*