Monmouth County Clerk’s Office to host notary public informational seminar


Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is inviting all Monmouth County notaries public and those interested in becoming a notary public to an informational seminar on Sept. 27 from 5-8 p.m. at Hominy Hill Golf Course, Colts Neck.

In light of recent changes to the New Jersey notary public laws, the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office is hosting the seminar featuring guest speaker, New Jersey notary public expert and author Alfred E. Piombino, to provide insight into new legislation, rules and ethics to further help notaries public understand their responsibilities and duties.
Online registration and a $20 fee are required to attend, according to a press release.

Notaries public serve as an impartial safeguard of public official documents and acts. In this role, notaries public are held to certain standards and regulations, and after new legislation some of these expectations have recently changed, according to the press release.

“Since notaries public are sworn into office by the clerk of the county in which they
reside, the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office is proud to host this seminar to further
assist our local notaries public in understanding their duties to the public,” said

Participants in the “Notary Notebook” seminar will receive information regarding the latest updates surrounding legislation, ethics and best practices for notaries public, and will be able to ask questions and gain further understanding of their responsibilities.

All attendees will receive a free copy of Piombino’s book, Notary Public Handbook: A Guide for New Jersey.

The Sept. 27 seminar is open to the public with a $20 registration fee. Registration and
payment are required to attend and can be made online on the Monmouth County Park System’s website, by entering the program code QAC24A. Space is limited.

For questions about the seminar, call the county clerk’s office at 732-431-7324, ext. 8909.