2019 Mississippi Code
Title 89 - Real and Personal Property
Chapter 3 - Acknowledgments
§ 89-3-7. Forms of acknowledgment

Universal Citation: MS Code § 89-3-7 (2019)
  • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • My commission expires:

    • ____ ”

    • (Affix official seal, if applicable)

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