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Washington Acknowledgments

 

Acknowledgment of Individual

 

STATE OF WASHINGTON

COUNTY OF _____________

On this day personally appeared before me ______________________________, to me known to be the individual(s) described in and who executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he/she/they signed the same as his/her/their free and voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

Given under my hand and seal of office this _______ day of _________________, 20______.

______________________________

Notary Public residing at _________

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

Acknowledgment of Corporation

STATE OF WASHINGTON

COUNTY OF _____________

On this __________ day of __________________, ______________, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the State of Washington, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared ___________________________________________ and ____________________________, to me known to be the _____________________ President and ________________________________ Secretary, respectively, of __________________________________, the corporation that executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the said instrument to be the free and voluntary act of and deed of said corporation, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and on oath stated that ______________________ authorized to execute the said instrument and that the seal affixed is the corporate seal of said corporation.

Witness my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

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______________________________

Notary Public residing at _________

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

 

 

State of Washington

County of _________________________

On this ____________________________ [date], before me personally came ____________________________ [owner or operator] to me known, who, being by me duly sworn, did depose and say that she/he resides at _____________________________ [address], that she/he is ____________________________ [title] of ____________________________ [corporation], the corporation described in and which executed the above instrument; that she/he knows the seal of said corporation; that the seal affixed to such instrument is such corporate seal; that it was so affixed by order of the board of directors of said corporation; and that she/he signed her/his name thereto by like order.

______________________________

Notary Public residing at _________

Printed Name: _________________

My Commission Expires:

_____________________

REFERENCE:

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 90.76 RCW. 90-24-017, 173-360-493, filed 11/28/90, effective 12/29/90.]

Washington

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.010 (1999) Who May Take Acknowledgements

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.020 (1999) Acknowledgements Out of State-Certificate

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.040 (1999) Foreign Acknowledgements-Who May Take

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.050 (1999) Certificate of Acknowledgement-Evidence

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.060 (1999) Form of Certificate for Individual

 

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.070 (1999) Form of Certificate for Corporation

Wa. Rev. Code 64.08.100 (1999) Acknowledgements by Persons Unable to Sign Name

 

Question: Which is the current. Above or below.

RCW 64.08.060

Form of certificate for individual.

A certificate of acknowledgment for an individual, substantially in the

following form or, after December 31, 1985, substantially in the form set

forth in RCW 42.44.100(1), shall be sufficient for the purposes of this

chapter and for any acknowledgment required to be taken in accordance with

this chapter:

 

State of

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County of

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On this day personally appeared before me (here insert the name of

grantor or grantors) to me known to be the individual, or individuals

described in and who executed the within and foregoing instrument, and

acknowledged that he (she or they) signed the same as his (her or their)

free and voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein

mentioned. Given under my hand and official seal this . . . . day of .

. . . . ., 19. . . (Signature of officer and official seal)

If acknowledgment is taken before a notary public of this state the

signature shall be followed by substantially the following: Notary Public in

and for the state of Washington, residing at . . . . . . . . ., (giving

place of residence).

RCW 42.44.100

Short forms of certificate.

The following short forms of notarial certificates are sufficient for the

purposes indicated, if completed with the information required by this

section:

(1) For an acknowledgment in an individual capacity:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

I certify that I know or have satisfactory evidence that (name of

person) is the person who appeared before me, and said person acknowledged

that (he/she) signed this instrument and acknowledged it to be (his/her)

free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes mentioned in the

instrument.

 

Dated: . . . . . . . . . . . .

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(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

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Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

(2) For an acknowledgment in a representative capacity:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

I certify that I know or have satisfactory evidence that (name of

person) is the person who appeared before me, and said person acknowledged

that (he/she) signed this instrument, on oath stated that (he/she) was

authorized to execute the instrument and acknowledged it as the (type of

authority, e.g., officer, trustee, etc.) of (name of party on behalf of whom

instrument was executed) to be the free and voluntary act of such party for

the uses and purposes mentioned in the instrument.

 

Dated: . . . . . . . . . . . .

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(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

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Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

(3) For a verification upon oath or affirmation:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

Signed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me on (date) by (name of

person making statement) .

 

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(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

. . . . . . . . . . . .

Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

(4) For witnessing or attesting a signature:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

Signed or attested before me on . . . . by . . . . . . . . .

 

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(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

. . . . . . . . . . . .

Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

(5) For attestation of a copy of a document:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a document in the

possession of . . . . . . as of this date.

 

Dated: . . . . . . . . . . . .

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(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

. . . . . . . . . . . .

Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

(6) For certifying the occurrence of an event or the performance of an

act:

 

State of Washington

County of . . . . . . . .

I certify that the event or act described in this document has occurred

or been performed.

 

Dated: . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . .

(Signature)

(Seal or stamp)

. . . . . . . . . . . .

Title

My appointment

expires . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

[1988 c 69 4; 1985 c 156 10.]