A formal declaration before an authorized official by the person who executed an instrument that it is his free act and deed; the certificate of the official on such instrument attesting that it was so acknowledged.
A statement made before a notary public or other person who is authorized to administer oaths stating that the document being signed was actually signed by the person whose signature appears on the document.
a legal declaration stating that a document is signed freely.Itmust be made before an accepted authorized or official, usually a notary public.The acknowledgement must be witnessed by an official who also checks the identity of the person signing the document.
The act by which a party executing a legal document goes before an authorized officer or notary public and declares the same to be his voluntary act and deed. Oftentimes the act of the officer or notary public.
A formal declaration signed before a duly authorized official which states the person individually, or acting as a duly appointed representative for a separate entity, signed the document as a voluntary free act. All recorded instruments in the State of New Jersey are required to be acknowledged in order to authenticate the signer(s).
A sworn statement before a public official, usually a notary public. The statement declares that a legal document is signed freely and that any statements in the document are accurate. Advance directives such as living wills and durable powers of attorney may require acknowledgment.
A formal declaration made before an authorized person, e.g., a notary public, by a person who has executed an instrument stating that the execution was his or her free act. In this state an acknowledgment is the statement by an officer such as a notary that the signatory to the instrument is the person represented to be.
A formal declaration made before a duly authorized officer, usually a notary public, by a person who has signed a document; also, the document itself. An acknowledgment is designed to prevent forged and fraudulently induced documents from taking effect.
1. The act of admitting or recognizing the existence of an agreement by signing as evidence of oneâ€™s intention that the agreement shall be binding and in full force and effect. 2. The certificate affixed to the document (See Acknowledgment, Certificate of.)
Formal declaration before a public official that one has signed a document. Prior to recording real estate legal documents, such as grant deeds and deeds of trust, a Notary Public acknowledges the person's signature on the document.
The most common form of notarization. The purpose of an acknowledgment is to authenticate signatures and positively identify the signer. An acknowledgment appears at the end of a document text or may be attached as a loose certificate. The wording in the acknowledgment indicates that the signer personally appeared before the notary, identified themselves through satisfactory evidence or personal knowledge, and acknowledged. When using an acknowledgment, the document signer does not have to sign in front of the notary.
A formal declaration before an authorized official (usually a notary public) by the person who executed 'a document stating that he did in fact execute it. The notary public signs and puts his seal on a written statement describing the declaration. This written statement, or acknowledgment, is required on most instruments before they may be recorded.
The process of establishing the fact that each signature on an instrument is genuine. In most cases, the signatures on documents must be authenticated or acknowledged before the register may accept them. An acknowledgment is a type of authentication often performed by a notary public. How authentication may take place is set out in ss. 706.06 and 706.07. Because registers of deeds are empowered by law to acknowledge documents, a working knowledge of these sections is important.
As a verb, the confirmation by a party executing a legal document that this is his signature and voluntary act. This confirmation is made to an authorized officer of the Court or notary public who signs a statement also called an acknowledgment. ACRE - 43,560 square feet of land.
A formal declaration made before an authorized official by a person executing a document, that he signs the document by a free act and deed. The official is usually a notary public who witnesses the signature and verifies the identity of the person.
A formal declaration before a duly authorized officer (such as a notary public) by a person who has executed an instrument that such execution is his own act and deed. An acknowledgment is necessary to entitle an instrument (with certain specific exceptions) to be recorded, to impart constructive notice of its contents and to entitle the instrument to be used as evidence without further proof. The certificate of acknowledgment is attached to the instrument or incorporated therein.
A formal declaration before an authorized official (a notary public) by a person signing an instrument that such execution is his or her free act and deed. The term also refers to the notary's certificate on the document indicating that it was so acknowledged.
A formal declaration made before an authorized official (usually a notary public), by the person who has executed (signed) a document, that such execution in his/her own act and deed. In most instances, a document must be acknowledged (notarized) before it can be accepted for recording.
A declaration before a duly authorized officer (notary) by a person (grantor) who has executed (signed) a document that such signature is his act and deed. It must be acknowledged to be eligible for recording. Once a deed has been acknowledged, it may be accepted as "prima facie" evidence in a court of law.
Legal statement that is signed before a person authorized to take such acknowledgment as a Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds, Attorney, or Clerk of the Court. This acknowledgment verifies the identify of the person signing the statement.
Authentication of a signature on a brokerage document to ensure it is valid and has been sanctioned by an authorized individual. Acknowledgment, for example, is needed when a client wishes to transfer an account from one broker to another.
The confirmation by which a party executing a legal document confirms his signature and voluntary agreement with the terms of the document, made before an authorized officer of the Court or notary public
A formal declaration attached to or part of an instrument, made before a duly authorized officer (usually a notary public) by the person who has executed that instrument, the execution being a free act and deed.
the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
A written confirmation of a reservation from a hotel. This includes pertinent information such as arrival and departure dates, rate, type of room, whether the reservation is guaranteed for late arrival, and any special needs.