Acknowledgment of Instruments, Affidavits, and Administration of Oaths

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The county clerk and deputy county clerks are authorized to take acknowledgments of instruments within the state under T.C.A. § 66-22-102.  The clerk is entitled to the fee provided in T.C.A. § 8-21-701 for this service. 

County clerks are also authorized under T.C.A. § 18-6-114 to take affidavits and administer oaths using their official seals, to the same extent as general sessions judges and notaries public.  For this service, the county clerk is entitled to receive a fee of twenty-five cents (25¢).