Coronavirus ＆ the Law Blog
March 24, 2020
Remote Online Notarizations Now Allowed for Real Estate Transactions in Wake of Coronavirus Fears, but Beware
Bridget M. Hubing of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C. discusses the risks associated with remote online notarizations and the alternatives.
The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (WDFI) issued a press release announcing that, effective immediately, remote online notarizations, utilizing live audio and video connections, are now authorized in the State of Wisconsin due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, with some exclusions.
In her article, “WDFI Authorizes Remote Online Notarizations for Real Estate Transactions in Wake of Coronavirus Fears,” Bridget M. Hubing of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C. discusses the risks associated with remote online notarizations and the alternatives. Hubing is a shareholder in the firm’s Waukesha office.
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