201905.20
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Hague Convention Update: Philippines

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Hague Convention Update: Philippines As of May 15th, 2019, The Philippines has joined the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. This means that documents for this country will no longer require full legalization from a consulate/embassy and can now be completed by Apostille through the Secretary…

201905.20
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Memorial Day Closure Notice.

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Memorial Day Closure Notice: In observance of Memorial Day, Fairchild, and state offices nationwide will be closed on Monday, May 27th. Our office will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28th at 8:00 AM. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day!

201904.29
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Delaware SOS Service-5/1/19

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Delaware SOS Service-5/1/19 The Delaware Secretary of State’s office will be holding an employee retreat Wednesday, 5/1/19, which will result in service interruptions on corporate filings this day. Same-Day and “Must” filing services will be unavailable. 1 and 2 Hour expedited filings must be submitted  prior to 9AM Eastern, 6AM Pacific. 24 Hour expedites must…

201904.26
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Washington State Apostille/Authentication Changes ***UPDATE 5/1/19***

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Washington State Apostille/Authentication Changes Coming 5/1/19 *** Release date is now 5/15/2019 regarding this change*** The Washington Secretary of State/Corporations Division has announced that as of 5/1/19, they will no longer issue separate certificates for Apostilles and Authentications. Instead, a single, trilingual black and white “Apostille” certificate will be affixed to documents being prepared for…

201904.12
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Holiday Closure Update (Good Friday):

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Holiday Closure Update: Various state/county jurisdictions across the US may be closed Friday, April 19th, 2019, in observance of Good Friday. Fairchild will remain open this day, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you!

201904.09
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Washington, D.C. Closure Notice 4/16

Washington, D.C. Closure Notice 4/16 On Tuesday, April 16th, all District of Columbia government offices will be closed in observance of emancipation day. Business license services, corporate filings, document retrievals, UCC filings and apostille/authentication services will not be available this day. DC offices will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, April 17th. Please feel free…

201903.29
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California Closure Notice 4/1

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The California Secretary of State and all state agencies will be closed Monday, April 1st, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Please don’t hesitate to contact Fairchild if you have any questions regarding this closure.

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Delaware Secretary of State Service Alteration…

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Delaware Secretary of State Service Alteration 3/29 On Friday, March 29th, 2019, the Delaware Secretary of State will be holding a recognition luncheon for employees of the corporations division. One-Hour filings must be submitted prior to 3pm PT, and Two-Hour filings must be submitted prior to 2pm PT on this day. All other service cutoff…

201903.05
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OR Secretary of State Early Closure 3/6

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On Wednesday, 3/6, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office, including the corporations division, will close for the day at 1pm, so staff may attend the funeral service for the late Secretary of State, Dennis Richardson. Their office will reopen for normal business hours 3/7.

201902.25
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Delaware SOS On-Line Service Outage!!!

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Delaware SOS On-Line Service Outage 3/1/19 Remember to file your annual report/franchise taxes before the due date! Due to scheduled maintenance, online services will be unavailable from 11:45 pm Eastern Time on March 1st through 8:00 am Eastern Time on March 2nd.

201902.22
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IDAHO SOS Service Interruption

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Idaho SOS Service Interruption – Starting 2/21 Starting at 5pm MST on Feb 21st, the ID SOS will suspend online UCC Filings. On the 24th, the current UCC search system will be taken offline until the launch of their new system on February 26th. Please contact Fairchild with any questions you may have during this…