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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 39 - 1 A- 4 §39-1A-4. When form of certificate of acknowledgment accepted.
The form of a certificate of acknowledgment used by a person whose authority is recognized under section one of this article shall be accepted in this state if:

(1) The certificate is in a form prescribed by the laws or regulations of this state;

(2) The certificate is in a form prescribed by the laws or regulations applicable in the place in which the acknowledgment is taken; or

(3) The certificate contains the words "acknowledged before me," or their substantial equivalent.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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