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.