Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 121.008
Short Forms for Certificates of Acknowledgment


(a)

The forms for certificates of acknowledgment provided by this section may be used as alternatives to other authorized forms. They may be referred to as “statutory forms of acknowledgment.”

(b)

Short forms for certificates of acknowledgment include:

(1)

For a natural person acting in his own right:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name or names of person or persons acknowledging).

(2)

For a natural person as principal acting by attorney-in-fact:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name of attorney-in-fact) as attorney-in-fact on behalf of (name of principal).

(3)

For a partnership acting by one or more partners, an authorized officer, or an agent:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name of acknowledging partner, partners, authorized officer, or agent), (partner(s), authorized officer, or agent) on behalf of (name of partnership), a partnership.

(4)

For a corporation:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name of officer), (title of officer) of (name of corporation acknowledging) a (state of incorporation) corporation, on behalf of said corporation.

(5)

For a public officer, trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, or other representative:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name of representative) as (title of representative) of (name of entity or person represented).

(6)

For a limited liability company:
State of Texas
County of ____________
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by (name of acknowledging member, manager, authorized officer, or agent), a (member, manager, authorized officer, or agent) of (name of limited liability company) on behalf of (name of limited liability company), a limited liability company.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 32 (H.B. 1159), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2019.
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