The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 27b. Self-attested declaration in lieu of notarization
(a) Any document that would otherwise require the approval or verification of a notary may be filed with the following language inserted above the signature and date:
“I declare that the above statement is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that if the above statement is false, I will be subject to the penalty of perjury or to other sanctions in the discretion of the court.”
(b) A document filed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall not require the approval or verification of a notary.
(c) This section shall not apply to an affidavit in support of a search warrant application, an application for a nontestimonial identification order, an oath required by 14 V.S.A. §108, or consents and relinquishments in adoption proceedings governed by Title 15A. (Added 2019, No. 77, § 4, eff. June 19, 2019; amended 2023, No. 46, § 4, eff. June 5, 2023.)