Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin issued an Emergency Notice providing temporary relief from notarization and signature requirements in corporate finance filings and for the registration of financial professionals. The Emergency Notice is effective from March 24th until April 30th, unless otherwise extended or rescinded.
Get some ideas from ALTA in developing safe protocols for your office relating to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://blog.alta.org/2020/03/title-settlement-companies-develop-safe-closing-protocols.html
Tools for virtual meeting
(Some of the options may not meet criteria for remote notarization)
- GoToMeeting – Several different prices levels available. Allows you share documents and all parties can view documents as you video talk or just talk. https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/pricing
- Zoom – Has a free option which would work for most agents. For $14.99/month you can get more features. https://zoom.us/pricing
- Skype – Basic service is free and easy to use. Users can chat using their computer microphone and speaker or traditionally by calling people on their personal phone. https://www.skype.com
Do you have any other questions about the impact of social distancing on your practice? Please call us or send us an email. We're all in this together!
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