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I am an attorney licensed in Michigan, am I required to post a surety bond and take an oath of office at the county clerk's office?
What Michigan laws govern notaries public?
What are the qualifications to become a Michigan notary public?
What is the application procedure?
What is a surety bond?
How do I get the $10,000 surety bond?
Does a surety bond have to read "surety bond" or can it read "blanket bond"?
Have surety companies been notified that the law has changed?
What is an oath of office?
Can I continue to be a notary public if I relocate to another county?
What is the length of my appointment as a notary public?
Can I notarize anywhere in Michigan?
Can I notarize out-of-state?
Must I use an embosser to notarize documents?
Are new stamps required?
What if I change my name?
May I notarize a document written in a foreign language?
Should I notarize documents that have both English and a foreign language?
What is a notary public liable for?
Where do I go for more information?
May I notarize my own document?
May I notarize for a family member?
How do I register a change of address for my notary commission?
I lost my notary commission certificate. How do I obtain a duplicate?
Can a county clerk certify that a document is a true copy? If so, does the original document have to be maintained in that office?
Employers who are personally worth $10,000 currently act as surety. Can this continue?
If a notary moves out of his county of commission can he still use the "Acting In" notation?
Should notaries keep a journal?
Is it a county clerk's responsibility to report a notary's inappropriate activity to the Department?
Does a notary applicant have to appear at the county clerk's office in person?
How Do I Cancel My Michigan Notary Public Commission?
Does Michigan participate in E-Notarization?
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