A notary, under the regulations prescribed by law, may take, within his county, and the county or counties to which his commission has been extended, acknowledgments of deeds and other writings. He shall be a conservator of the peace within the county of his residence, and as such conservator shall exercise all the powers conferred by law upon justices of the peace.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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