2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 21 - Forgery and Counterfeiting.
97-21-63 - Will, deed, certificate of acknowledgment or proof of recordable instrument.
§ 97-21-63. Will, deed, certificate of acknowledgment or proof of recordable instrument.
Every person who shall be convicted of having forged, counterfeited, or falsely altered any will of real or personal property, or any deed or other instrument, being or purporting to be the act of another by which any right or interest in real or personal property shall be or purport to be transferred, conveyed, or in any way changed or affected; or any certificate or indorsement of the acknowledgment of any person of any deed or other instrument which by law may be recorded, made or purporting to have been made by any officer duly authorized to make such certificate or indorsement; or any certificate of the proof of any deed or other instrument which by law may be recorded, made or purporting to have been made by any officer duly authorized to make such certificate, with intent to defraud, shall be guilty of forgery.
Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 12, Title 4(22); 1857, ch. 64, art. 107; 1871, § 2571; 1880, § 2817; 1892, § 1093; 1906, § 1174; Hemingway's 1917, § 904; 1930, § 931; 1942, § 2160.
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