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      Notary Public
      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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