2017 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 4 - Evidence and Witnesses
Chapter 47 - Acknowledgment and Proof of Instruments
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-47-107. Forms for acknowledgment

Universal Citation: AR Code § 16-47-107 (2017)
  • (a) For all deeds, conveyances, deeds of trust, mortgages, and other instruments in writing affecting or purporting to affect the title of any real estate situated in this state and executed by corporations, business trusts, estates, partnerships, limited liability companies, associations, joint ventures, or any other legal entities, the following form is deemed to be a valid acknowledgment and sufficient for recordation or entry into evidence under § 18-12-202:

  • (b) For all deeds, conveyances, deeds of trust, mortgages, and other instruments in writing affecting or purporting to affect the title of any real estate situated in this state and executed by individuals, the following form is deemed to be a valid acknowledgment and sufficient for recordation or entry into evidence under § 18-12-202:

  • (c) For all deeds, conveyances, deeds of trust, mortgages, and other instruments in writing affecting or purporting to affect the title of any real estate situated in this state and executed by attorneys in fact, the following form is deemed to be a valid acknowledgment and sufficient for recordation or entry into evidence under § 18-12-202:

  • (d) All deeds or instruments affecting or purporting to affect the title to land executed in the above and foregoing form listed in subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this section as applicable, shall be good and sufficient.
  • (e) The bracketed language listed in subsections (a), (b), and (c) above, suggests alternate language and is not required to be in an acknowledgment when the alternate language is not applicable.
  • (f) The use of the present or past tense in the form of acknowledgment shall not affect the validity of the acknowledgement.
  • (g) The heading of the acknowledgment may list either:
    • (1) The county where the officer executing the acknowledgment resides; or
    • (2) The county where the acknowledgment occurred.
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