frequently asked questions

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Do I need an appointment?

Yes – CLW Professional Services does not offer walk in service.
ALL SERVICES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

What is an online notary service, and how does it work?

Like CLW Professional Services, an online notarization service, PA enables you to have your documents notarized remotely using digital tools and secure platforms. We guide you through the process, verify your identity, witness your electronic signature, and provide an electronic notary seal.

What's the difference between e-notarization and remote online notarization (RON)?

E-notarization typically involves electronic documents that are signed and notarized electronically but require physical presence for the notary. Remote Online Notarization (RON), on the other hand, allows the notary and signer to connect via a secure video conferencing platform, enabling the entire notarization process to be completed online, including document signing and notarization.

How do I schedule an appointment for your services?

Scheduling an appointment with CLW Professional Services is easy. You can choose between two options:

  • Option A: We can come to your preferred location for an in-person notarization. Contact Us Here ›
  • Option B: You can book a slot for a remote online notarization, saving you time and effort. Contact Us Here ›

What is a travel notary?

A traveling notary, also known as a mobile notary, is a certified notary public who offers the convenience of meeting clients at their preferred location, whether it’s their home, office, or another designated place. This service is especially useful when individuals have difficulty traveling to a notary’s office or designated place.

What types of real estate transactions require notarization?

Various real estate transactions, such as buyer and seller closings, refinances, home equity line of credit (HELOC) agreements, power of attorney documents, estate planning, single-page documents, reverse mortgages, construction agreements, and loan modification agreements, often require notarization to ensure legal validity.

Why should I choose CLW Professional Services for my online notarization needs?

CLW Professional Services brings a wealth of expertise to the table, with Casi Walter’s National Notary Association certifications and our team’s commitment to professionalism. Our flexible scheduling, Remote Online Notary (RON) services, and dedication to accuracy make us your reliable choice for notarizations.

Is online notarization legally valid for real estate transactions in PA?

Online notarization is legally recognized in PA and many states for various types of documents, including real estate transactions. It’s essential to ensure that the state you are in permits online notarizations. CLW Professional Services adheres to state regulations, ensuring your documents meet legal requirements.

How does the identity verification process work for remote online notarizations (RON)?

We use a multi-step process to verify your identity, often involving knowledge-based authentication questions and government-issued ID verification. This ensures that only authorized individuals can have their documents notarized.

Can I notarize documents from outside the United States?

Online notarization is typically limited to within the United States due to jurisdictional regulations. You need to be physically located within a state where online notarizations are recognized for the process to be valid.

Are your notaries qualified and certified?

Yes, our notaries are experienced, licensed, bonded, certified, and background screened. They also hold memberships with the National Notary Association and are approved Loan Signing Agents for various Title companies.

How secure is the online notarization process?

CLW Professional Services prioritizes security. Our online notarization process employs encryption and secure platforms to protect your confidential information during the notarization process, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

Can I get a document notarized on short notice?

Yes, CLW Professional Services specializes in accommodating last-minute notarization needs. Our flexible scheduling allows us to assist you promptly, whether it’s for a real estate closing, refinancing, or any other notarization requirement.

Do you offer legal advice?

CLW Professional Services is not a law firm and doesn’t provide legal advice.

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