This Massachusetts notary acknowledgement form is applicable to all documents signed by any type of signatory; partner, corporation, attorney in fact, or any other person or representative. This notarial certificate must be included in or attached to the legal instrument that needs notarizing (deed, trust agreement, power of attorney, etc.). The signing party must present the document to a notary public (signature can already be inscribed) and show identification. An acknowledgement must be made by the signer declaring that they signed the document under their own free will.
Laws – § 222:15
MASSACHUSETTS NOTARY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
County of _________
On this _____ [day] of _______________ [month], 20___, before me, the undersigned notary public, ____________________ [name of document signer] personally appeared, proved to me through satisfactory evidence of identification, which were ____________________ [type of identification], to be the person whose name is signed on the preceding or attached document, and acknowledged to me that he/she signed it voluntarily for its stated purpose.
(as partner for ____________________, a partnership)
(as ____________________ for ____________________, a corporation)
(as attorney in fact for ____________________, the principal)
(as ___________________ for ___________________, (a) (the) _________________)
[Notary Public Signature]