1. A declaration before an official that one has executed a particular legal document.
2. An official certificate of a formal acknowledging.
3. A public recognition by a man of an illegitimate child as his own.
- From Dictionary.com
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A statement you make in front of a notary public or other person who is authorized to administer oaths stating that a document bearing your signature was actually signed by you.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:10 pm