A certification from a judge of the superior court which attests that their signature is authentic, and can be trusted.
Only an authorized personnel can attest or execute the exemplification. Exemplified copies are sometimes mistaken for “certified copies”. Certified copies are merged with a letter of exemplification to prove authentication or originality.
In the probate registry, the court clerk is the best position to sign on a copy of a will as well as attach a stamp or formal seal on it. Other times, the documents may come with the judge’s signature or a certificate, confirming the authority of the clerk to verify the will.« Back to Glossary Index