2017 Mississippi Code
Title 89 - Real and Personal Property
Chapter 3 - Acknowledgments
§ 89-3-7. Forms of acknowledgment

Universal Citation: MS Code § 89-3-7 (2017)
  • The following forms of acknowledgment may be used in the case of conveyances or other written instruments affecting real estate or personal property; and any acknowledgment so taken and certified shall be sufficient to satisfy all requirements of law:
      • (a) In the case of natural persons acting in their own right:
        • "STATE OF ____

          COUNTY OF ____

          Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

          said county and state, on this ____ day of ____, 20 ____, within my

          jurisdiction, the within named ____ , who acknowledged that (he) (she) (they)

          executed the above and foregoing instrument.

          (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (b) In the case of corporations:
        • "STATE OF ____

          COUNTY OF ____

          Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

          said county and state, on this ____ day of ____ , 20 ____, within my

          jurisdiction, the within named ____, who acknowledged that (he) (she) is ____

          of ____, a ____ corporation, and that for and on behalf of the said

          corporation, and as its act and deed (he) (she) executed the above and

          foregoing instrument, after first having been duly authorized by said

          corporation so to do.

          (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (c) In the case of a corporate general partner of a limited partnership:
        • "STATE OF ____

          COUNTY OF____

          Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

          said county and state, on this____ day of____, 20____, within my jurisdiction,

          the within named____, who acknowledged to me that (he) (she) is____ of____, a

          ____ corporation and general partner of____, a____ limited partnership, and

          that for and on behalf of said corporation as general partner of said limited

          partnership, and as the act and deed of said corporation as general partner of

          said limited partnership, and as the act and deed of said limited partnership,

      • (he) (she) executed the above and foregoing instrument, after first having
  • been duly authorized by said corporation and said limited partnership so to do.

    (NOTARY PUBLIC)

    My commission expires:

    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (d) In the case of a corporate member of a member-managed limited
  • liability company:
    • "STATE OF ____

      COUNTY OF____

      Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

      said county and state, on this____ day of ____, 20____, within my

      jurisdiction, the within named ____, who acknowledged to me that (he) (she) is

      ____ of ____, a ____ corporation and member of ____, a ____ member-managed

      limited liability company, and that for and on behalf of said corporation as

      member of said limited liability company, and as the act and deed of said

      corporation as member of said limited liability company, and as the act and

      deed of said limited liability company, (he) (she) executed the above and

      foregoing instrument, after first having been duly authorized by said

      corporation and said limited liability company so to do.

      (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (e) In the case of a corporate manager of a manager-managed limited
  • liability company:
    • "STATE OF ____

      COUNTY OF____

      Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

      said county and state, on this____ day of____, 20____, within my jurisdiction,

      the within named____, who acknowledged to me that (he) (she) is____ of____, a

      ____ corporation and manager of____, a____ manager-managed limited liability

      company, and that for and on behalf of said corporation as manager of said

      limited liability company, and as the act and deed of said corporation as

      manager of said limited liability company, and as the act and deed of said

      limited liability company, (he) (she) executed the above and foregoing

      instrument, after first having been duly authorized by said corporation and

      said limited liability company so to do.

      (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (f) In the case of persons acting in representative capacities:
        • "STATE OF ____

          COUNTY OF ____

          Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

          said county and state, on this ____ day of ____, 20____, within my

          jurisdiction, the within named ____, who acknowledged that (he) (she) is ____

          of ____ and that in said representative capacity (he) (she) executed the above

          and foregoing instrument, after first having been duly authorized so to do.

          (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (g) In the case of proof of execution of the instrument made by a
  • subscribing witness:
    • "STATE OF ____

      COUNTY OF ____

      Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

      said county and state, on this ____ day of ____, 20____, within my

      jurisdiction, CD, one of the subscribing witnesses to the above and foregoing

      instrument, who, being first duly sworn, states that (he) (she) saw the within

      (or above) named AB, whose name is subscribed thereto, sign and deliver the

      same to EF (or that (he) (she) heard AB acknowledge that (he) (she) signed and

      delivered the same to EF); and that the affiant subscribed (his) (her) name as

      witness thereto in the presence of AB.

      ____ (CD)

      (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

      • (h) In the case of any business organization, foreign or domestic:
        • "STATE OF ____

          COUNTY OF ____

          Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority in and for the

          said county and state, on this ____ day of ____ , 20 ____, within my

          jurisdiction, the within named ____, who proved to me on the basis of

          satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed in

          the above and foregoing instrument and acknowledged that he/she/they

          executed the same in his/her/their representative capacity(ies), and that by

          his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument, and as the act and deed of the

          person(s) or entity(ies) upon behalf of which he/she/they acted, executed

          the above and foregoing instrument, after first having been duly authorized so

          to do.

          ____

          (NOTARY PUBLIC)

  • My commission expires:
    • ____ "

      (Affix official seal, if applicable)

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