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in law, formal declaration or admission by a person who executed an instrument (e.g., a will or a deed) that the instrument is his.
1. A declaration before an official that one has executed a particular legal document.
n. acknowledgment is a declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity. It is the act of the grantor going before a competent officer and declaring some action or deed to be recorded legally as his own.
Acknowledgment: 1. A statement of acceptance of responsibility. 2. The short declaration at the end of a legal paper showing that the paper was duly executed and acknowledged.
Acquit: To find a defendant not guilty in a criminal trial.
acknowledgment: the act of going before a qualified officer (e.g., Clerk) and declaring the validity of the document. The officer certifies same, whose certification is known as the acknowledgment ...
Acknowledgment - 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.
Acknowledgment of Satisfaction of Judgment: A court form that the judgment creditor must fill out, sign, and file with the court when the judgment is fully paid.
acknowledgment - 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.
n. the section at the end of a document where a notary public verifies that the signer of the document states he/she actually signed it.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, conveyancing. The act of the grantor going before a competent officer, and declaring the instrument to be his act or deed, and desiring the same to be recorded as such.
Definition - Noun
1 a : the act of acknowledging
b : the act of admitting paternity
2 : a thing done or given in recognition of something received <an ~ came in the mail> ...
An acknowledged signature is a signature taken before a notary public. Unlike a normal jurat, an acknowledgment confirms the identity of the individual signing the instrument.
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A process by which parents can establish paternity without bringing a legal action.
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"(1) A simple acknowledgment under seal of the debt; (2) an instrument acknowledging the debt and charging the property of the company with repayment; (3) an instrument acknowledging the debt, charging the property of the company with repayment, ...
DUE-BILL - An acknowledgment of a debt, in writing. This instrument differs from a promissory note in many particulars; e.g., it is not payable to order, nor is it assignable by mere endorsement.
The act of deposing is carried out at a deposition, where an officer of the state, duly authorized to administer oaths and take acknowledgments by law, ...
In family law cases, an acknowledgment entered into before a judge, justice of the peace or clerk when a bond is posted that money is owed if certain conditions are not met.
voluntary acknowledgment, genetic test results) creates a presumption that the man is the father of a child.
obligation 1 : a promise, acknowledgment, or agreement (as a contract) that binds one to a specific performance (as payment) ;also : the binding power of such an agreement or indication [held that the ...
Confessio. Latin. Acknowledgment; admission; confession.
Confessio facti. Admission of a fact. Confessio juris. Admission of the law -- of the effect of a thing in law.
n. a written and signed acknowledgment by the recipient of paymen...
n. 1) a neutral person (often a professional trustee) appointed b...
Most states use a form entitled Receipt and Acknowledgment of Acceptance of Service (or similar language), which the person who is served signs, dates, and sends back to the attorney who sent the complaint or petition.
Notary Public - A public officer whose function it is to administer oaths, to attest and certify documents, and to take acknowledgments.
ATTESTATION CLAUSE: The statement in a will that verifies that two persons have witnessed, by their signature, the signing of the will by the testator. Or, it can be the verification of the testator's acknowledgment that he or she signed the ...
- A formal written statement by a party to a lawsuit which answers each question or interrogatory propounded by the other party. These answers must be acknowledged before a notary public or other person authorized to take acknowledgments., ...
The obligation, however, remains, though imperfect, for if there be a subsequent acknowledgment by the debtor, the debt revives, and the imperfect obligation becomes again perfect.
A public officer whose function it is to administer oaths, to attest and certify documents, and to take acknowledgments.
Formal notification to the party that has been sued in a civil case of the fact that the lawsuit has been filed.
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