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Guidance for Notaries Public from Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi.

Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the latest in a series of special training sessions for Notaries Public will be held on Friday, March 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the John H. Stamler Police Academy, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

Attendance is by pre-registration only, with a nominal registration fee of $5.00. Attendance is limited to the first 50 persons to register by Friday, March 11.

“As impartial offices of the State of New Jersey, Notaries Public play a vital role in the affairs of our community,” said Ms. Rajoppi. “All are welcome to attend the training session, which will include all aspects of the functioning of Notaries Public, including the application process for new notaries.”

The new session is open to persons interested in becoming a Notary Public, as well as current Notaries who would like to refresh and update their skills.

The session will begin with opening remarks and a review of the application process by Ms. Rajoppi. Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, who is a partner at the law firm of Krevsky, Silber & Bergen, will present the legal aspects of the functions of Notaries Public.

Registration forms are available online at To register, send the form and a check of $5.00 payable to “Union County Clerk” to:

Office of the Union County Clerk

2 Broad Street, Room 115

Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207

For more information, or to obtain a registration form by mail, contact Donna Connell at the County Clerk’s office by Friday, March 11, at 908-527-4999 or Inquiries are also accepted by fax at 908-558-2589.

Details on all Union County Clerk programs and services are available online at

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