Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 140.10
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
- State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
(1) A notarial act may be performed within this state by any of the following persons of this state:
(a) A notary public of this state.
(b) A judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of record.
(c) A court commissioner.
(d) A register of deeds or deputy register of deeds.
(e) A municipal judge.
(f) A county clerk or deputy county clerk.
(2) The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act in this state are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the individual holds the designated title.
(3) The signature and title of a notarial officer described in sub. (1) conclusively establish the authority of the officer to perform the notarial act.