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Texas Acknowledgments

 

Acknowledgment of Individual

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

This instrument was acknowledged before me on __________________________ (date) by _______________________________________________ (name or names of person or persons acknowledging).

______________________________

Notary Public

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

Acknowledgment of Corporation

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

This instrument was acknowledged before me on __________________________ (date) by _________________________________________________ (name of officer), ______________________________________________________ (title of officer) of ______________________________________________________ (name of corporation

acknowledging) a _________________________________________________________ (state of incorporation) corporation, on behalf of said corporation.

______________________________

Notary Public

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

 

 

(2) For a natural person as principal acting by attorney-in-fact:

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

This instrument was acknowledged before me on _________________________ (date) by _____________________________________________ (name of attorney-in-fact) as attorney-in-fact on behalf of ______________________________________ (name of principal).

______________________________

Notary Public

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

(3) For a partnership acting by one or more partners:

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

This instrument was acknowledged before me on __________________________ (date) by ________________________________________ (name of acknowledging partner or partners), partner(s) on behalf of _____________________________________ (name of partnership), a partnership.

______________________________

Notary Public

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

 

 

 

 

(5) For a public officer, trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, or other representative:

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

This instrument was acknowledged before me on __________________________ (date) by ____________________________________________ (name of representative) as ____________________________________________ (title of representative) of ________________________________________ (name of entity or person represented).

______________________________

Notary Public

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

 

When the execution of a written instrument is proved by a witness, the certificate of the officer must be substantially as follows:

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ____________________

Before me, __________________________________________________ (here insert the name and character of the officer), on this day personally appeared _____________________________________________________, known to me (or proved to me on the oath of _______________________________________________), to be the person(s) whose name is(are) subscribed as a witness to the foregoing instrument of writing, and after being duly sworn by me stated on oath that he/she/they saw _______________________________________________________, the grantor or person who executed the foregoing instrument, subscribe the same (or that the grantor or person who executed such instrument of writing acknowledged in his/her/their presence that he/she/they had executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed), and that he/she/they had signed the same as a witness at the request of the grantor (or person who executed the same.)

Given under my hand and seal of office this ______ day of ____________, A.D., ____________.

______________________________

Notary Public

(SEAL)

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

REFERENCE:

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

Texas

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.001 (2000) Officers Who May Take

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.002 (2000) Corporate Acknowledgements

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.003 (2000) Authority of Officers

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.004 (2000) Method of Acknowledgement

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.005 (2000) Proof of Identity

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.006 (2000) Alteration of AuthorizedForms

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.007 (2000) Form for Ordinary Certificate of Acknowledgement

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.008 (2000) Short Forms

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.009 (2000) Proof of Acknowledgement By Witness

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.010 (2000) Form of Certificate for Proof by Witness

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. 121.011 (2000) Record of Acknowledgement