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What is an "acknowledgment"? An acknowledgment is a declaration made before a duly qualified public officer (as a notary public) by a person who has executed an instrument that the execution was the person's free act and deed.
When is an acknowledgment used? Most commonly, acknowledgments are used in land transaction documents which must be recorded, although there are a myriad of other uses for acknowledgments in legal filings.
Are all acknowledgments the same? Acknowledgments differ from state to state. Even within the same state, there may be several different variations of acknowledgments, each with a special application.