Lender Processing Services said Monday it will pay $1.8 million to settle claims by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers that it allowed unauthorized signatures and improper notarizations of mortgage documents.

LPS agreed to pay $1.3 million and reimburse $500,000 in fees and costs to the attorney general’s office for a surrogate signing program in which documents at two subsidiaries, DocX and LPS Default Solutions, were signed without review or personal knowledge of the accuracy of the information.

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