Louisiana signing agents

Good Morning, I’m commission in tx now. My daughter is going to college in La. I would like to know if anyone knows what the expericans are like for signing agent down there.

Louisiana is a completely different kettle. A Bing search gives a concise answer: In Louisiana, a Notary has broad powers usually reserved for attorneys in other states1. They can draft, prepare and execute affidavits, acknowledgments and authentic Acts1. To become a notary in Louisiana, you have two options: 1. Go to law school and pass the Louisiana Bar exam, or 2. Sign up for and pass the Louisiana Notary exam2.

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I have looked into taking and passing the class. But will it be worth it.

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Since LA notaries have such broad powers, they can command higher fees. However, and this is a BIG however, you still have to put in the work to market your services AFTER you pass the exam (be it Bar exam or Notary exam). Just because you pass said exam doesn’t mean work starts flowing to you automatically. You have to get your name out there and let people know you’re in business and ready, willing and able to accommodate their needs.

Being in business for yourself you have to market, Market, MARKET and do so every single day.

Good luck!

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Exactly as Yolicue stated. Prior to my retirement managed Notaries for our company in all US States to make sure they remained in compliance and educated. For the LA office never was able to get anyone qualified to be a Notary in that state. Office staff (20 people) including Engineers took on challenge to pass test. No one passed test. Will your daughter be studying law in LA? She might have a chance.

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