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Acknowledgment for Individual

 

State of Massachusetts

County _____________

On this _______ day of _________, 20 ___, before me personally appeared ________________________________________ (or _________________________________ and ____________________________________), to me known to be the person (or persons) described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he/she/they executed the same as his/her/their free act and deed.

___________________________________

Notary Public

Print Name: _________________________

My commission expires:

____________________

 

 

Acknowledgment for Corporation

State of Massachusetts

County _____________

On this _______ day of _________, 20 ___, before me appeared _____________________________________ to me personally known, who, being by me duly sworn (or affirmed), did say that he/she/they is(are) the president (or other officer or agent of the corporation or association) of ___________________________________________ (describing the corporation or association) and that the seal affixed to said instrument is the corporate seal of said corporation (or association), and that said instrument was signed and sealed in behalf of said corporation (or association) by authority of its board of directors (or trustees), and said _________________________________________________ acknowledged said instrument to be the free act and deed of said corporation (or association)

____________________________________

Notary Public

Print Name: _________________________

My commission expires:

____________________

In case the corporation has no corporate seal, omit the words "the seal affixed to said instrument is the corporate seal of said corporation (or association), and that" and add, at the end of the affidavit clause, the words "and that said corporation (or association) has no corporate seal." (c. 183 App. Form 15)

 

(16) Certificate of Authority of Officer taking Acknowledgment.

State of Massachusetts

County _____________

I, ______________, clerk of the __________ in and for said county, which court is a court of record having a seal (or, I, ______________, the secretary of state of such state or territory), do hereby certify that ______________, by and before whom the foregoing acknowledgment (or proof) was taken, was, at the time of taking the same, a notary public (or other officer) residing (or authorized to act) in said county, and was duly authorized by the laws of said state (territory or district) to take and certify acknowledgments or proofs of deeds of land in said state (territory or district), and further that I am well acquainted with the handwriting of said ______________, and that I verily believe that the signature to said certificate of aknowledgment (or proof) is genuine. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said court (or state) this __________ day of ______________________, __________.

____________________________________

Notary Public

(Seal.)

Print Name: _________________________

My commission expires:

____________________

 

 

REFERENCE

CorporateChapter 183, Appendix.

Massachusetts

Mass. Gen. L. ch. 183, 29 (1999) Necessity of Acknowledgement of Deed

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/183-29.htm

Mass. Gen. L. ch. 183, 30 (1999) Method of Making Acknowledgement

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/183-30.htm

Mass. Gen. L. ch. 183, 31 (1999) Acknowledgement of Married Woman

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/183-31.htm

Mass. Gen. L. ch. 183, 33 (1999) Certificate of Authority

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/183-33.htm

Mass. Gen. L. ch. 183, 42 (1999) Forms of Acknowledgement

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/183-42.htm