Remote Ink-Signed Notary or RIN – What You Need to Know in Minnesota

The Minnesota Legislature passed legislation permitting video conferencing to satisfy the requirement to appear personally before a notarial officer for certain conveyances. The bill has been signed, and is set to expire Jan. 6, 2021, unless renewed under an...

Minnesota Passes Temporary Remote Ink-signed Notarization (RIN) Law for Closers

On October 15th, 2020 the MN House and Senate passed House File 15 allowing Remote Ink-signed Notarization. Generally that means a Notary can send documents to the signer/s and make an appointment to Identify the signers with appropriate ID on the screen and audio,...

Remote Ink Signed Notarization in MN Legislature

New bill for Closers, introduced in the MN Legislature on July 20th entitled “REAL ESTATE DOCUMENT NOTARIZATION; APPEARANCE BY VIDEO AUTHORIZATION DURING PEACETIME PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.” This important bill for Closing Agents was introduced by the MN land Title...

Acting Director Mulvaney Calls for Evidence and Public Comment on CFPB Functions

Seeks Public Input on Ways to Better Fulfill Statutory Obligations JAN 17, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today announced that it is issuing a call for evidence to ensure the Bureau is fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions...

Don’t Believe Those Online e-Notarize Ads

In Minnesota and other states, electronic notarization (e-Notarization) is moving fast. But DO NOT BELIEVE THE ADS. It is complicated. Each state has its own laws, rules, and especially its own legal terminology. In Minnesota, a notary may perform electronic notarial...