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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8A: Duty to print name below signature on probate matters

[ Text of section effective until January 4, 2017 applicable pursuant to 2016, 289, Sec. 7. Repealed by 2016, 289, Sec. 4.]

  Section 8A. A justice of the peace, notary public or other person duly authorized, when taking an acknowledgment or administering an oath with relation to an instrument filed in a proceeding in the probate court shall print or type his name directly below his signature thereon. Failure to comply with this section shall not affect the validity of any instrument or the record thereof.