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- CONVEYANCES OF REAL PROPERTY
CHAPTER 65 CHAPTER 65. OF ALIENATION BY DEED, AND THE PROOF AND RECORDING OF CONVEYANCES, AND THE CANCELING OF MORTGAGES. (565.1...565.49)
Section 565.4 ‑
Conveyance of greater estate than possessed; effect.
Section 565.7 ‑
Conveyance of land adversely possessed; validity.
Section 565.8 ‑
Deeds; execution; witnesses; acknowledgment; endorsement; validity and legality of certain acknowledgments and recordations of deeds; recorded deed lacking 1 or more witnesses.
Section 565.9 ‑
Execution of deed in another state; governing law, acknowledgment.
Section 565.10 ‑
Execution of deed in another state; seal of officer, certificate; record of prior deeds as evidence.
Section 565.11 ‑
Execution of deed in foreign country; governing law; acknowledgment; certificate, seal; validation of certain deeds; record as evidence.
Section 565.13 ‑
Conveyance by nonresident married person; effect; procedure.
Section 565.14 ‑
Deed; failure to acknowledge; proof by witness of execution.
Section 565.15 ‑
Deed; failure to acknowledge; proof of handwriting where witnesses are unobtainable.
Section 565.16 ‑
Deed; refusal to acknowledge; application to circuit court; summons to grantor.
Section 565.18 ‑
Deed; refusal to acknowledge; proof of execution by proving handwriting.
Section 565.20 ‑
Subscribing witnesses; refusal to appear or testify; civil liability; contempt; penalty.
Section 565.21 ‑
Unacknowledged deed; filing of copy by person interested; effect.
Section 565.23 ‑
Certificate of acknowledgment or proof of execution; effect on right to have deed recorded.
Section 565.24 ‑
Delivery of instrument to register of deeds; affixing date, hour, and minute; accessibility; destruction of information created or maintained under subsection (2); fee; indexing of instrument; applicability of subsections (2) to (4); "general index date" defined; civil immunity.
Section 565.24a ‑
Assignment of liber and page or unique identifying number; satisfaction of recording requirements; delivery of instrument rejected on prior occasion.
Section 565.25 ‑
Perfecting recording; conditions; exemptions; liability for certain conduct; penalties.
Section 565.28 ‑
General index; contents; computerized index; securing computerized and primary indexes.
Section 565.29 ‑
Unrecorded conveyance; validity against subsequent purchaser; relation of quit claim deed to good faith.
Section 565.32 ‑
Unrecorded deed of defeasance; validity against person without notice.
Section 565.36 ‑
Power of attorney to convey lands; inapplicability of preceding section; executory land contract; recording; recording as evidence.
Section 565.37 ‑
Power of attorney to convey lands; recording of revocation.
Section 565.38 ‑
New county; transcription of instruments; effect, compensation of register.
Section 565.39 ‑
Device used as seal; effect; application to official seals.
Section 565.40 ‑
Prior legal conveyances; effect as evidence, recording; conveyance under unacknowledged contract, record as evidence.
Section 565.41 ‑
Discharge of mortgage; payment of filing fee by mortgagee; date of discharge.
Section 565.42 ‑
Discharge of mortgage; certificate of mortgagee; circuit court, or register in chancery.
Section 565.43 ‑
Discharge of mortgage; recording of certificate; reproduced documents; reference to liber and page containing certificate.
Section 565.44 ‑
Discharge of mortgage; refusal; civil liability; penalty; time periods.
Section 565.46 ‑
Proof and acknowledgment of deeds; application of law to instruments affecting lands.
Section 565.47 ‑
Recording by register of deeds; acknowledgment required.
Section 565.48 ‑
Deed by surviving joint tenant of lands; recording; certified copy of death.
Section 565.49 ‑
Conveyances; same person or persons among grantors and grantees; joint tenancy, tenancy by entireties.
Section 565.83 ‑
Oil and gas assignment; validity; certified copy; service on pipe line company.
Section 565.103 ‑
Marketable record title; successors in interest; notice of claims; filing for record.
Section 565.104 ‑
Marketable record title; failure to file notice not to bar right to possession.
Section 565.105 ‑
Notice of claim to contain land description; recording, fees, indexing.
Section 565.108 ‑
Filing slanderous notices of claims; costs awarded to plaintiff.
Act 31 of 1947 ‑
DISCHARGE OF LIENS, MORTGAGES, AND OTHER CLAIMS IN LAND (565.131 - 565.132)
Section 565.131 ‑
Discharge of mortgages; liens, recorded claims in land by state administrative board.
Act 187 of 1881 ‑
FORM OF DEEDS, MORTGAGES, AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (565.151 - 565.154)
Section 565.162 ‑
Annual statements to mortgagor; exceptions to furnishing.
Section 565.163 ‑
Failure of mortgagee or agent to pay property taxes; liability for penalties or fees.
Section 565.201a ‑
Recording requirements; scrivener's name and address on recorded instruments.
Act 79 of 1915 ‑
STATEMENT OF MARITAL STATUS IN INSTRUMENTS CONVEYING OR MORTGAGING REAL ESTATE (565.221 - 565.221)
Section 565.221 ‑
Written instruments conveying or mortgaging real estate; statement of marital status; refusal to receive instrument for record; recording affidavit showing marital status; record of instrument and affidavit; effect; instrument recorded without marital status shown; elapse of 10 years; evidence.
Act 198 of 1895 ‑
SEALING OF DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS (565.231 - 565.232)
Section 565.232 ‑
Seal of court, public officer, or corporation; methods of affixing; execution.
Act 63 of 1937 ‑
SEALS ON INSTRUMENTS AFFECTING REAL ESTATE (565.241 - 565.242)
Section 565.242 ‑
Seals on instruments affecting real estate; instruments previously recorded; construction.
Act 185 of 1895 ‑
Repealed-ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS (565.251 - 565.256)
Act 57 of 1969 ‑
UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ACT (565.261 - 565.270)
Act 62 of 1877 ‑
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DEEDS OR OTHER INSTRUMENTS BY MARRIED WOMEN (565.281 - 565.282)
Section 565.292 ‑
Unrecorded deeds; failure to record or deliver to grantee; penalty; civil liability.
Section 565.301 ‑
Land patents; recording; existing records; validation, use as evidence.
Section 565.321 ‑
Lost or destroyed instrument; recordation of certified transcript; procedure.
Act 71 of 1877 ‑
REPLACING DEED GIVEN AT JUDICIAL SALE (565.331 - 565.333)
Section 565.331 ‑
New deed; execution and recording upon loss or destruction of deed given at judicial sale.
Section 565.352 ‑
Land contract; execution and acknowledgment in another state.
Section 565.353 ‑
Land contract; execution and acknowledgment in foreign country.
Section 565.357 ‑
Land contract mortgage as security to debt or obligation; rights and interests of vendor or vendee; encumbrance; applicability of act to real estate mortgage; act additional to existing rights and remedies.
Section 565.358 ‑
Land contract mortgage; document; form; execution, acknowledgement, and recording; identification of encumbered interest; perfection of mortgage; priority.
Section 565.359 ‑
Land contract mortgage; enforcement; foreclosure; additional remedies.
Section 565.360 ‑
Nonmortgaging vendor or vendee; rights or remedies affected; duties; payments; conditions; duties of third party.
Section 565.361 ‑
Payment and performance of contract obligations; conveyance of land; discharge of land contract mortgage or release of security assignment; failure or refusal to make conveyance or discharge; penalties; enforcement; title as marketable; subordination to other real estate interest.
Act 216 of 1929 ‑
RECORDING AFFIDAVIT OF RENEWAL OF MORTGAGE (565.381 - 565.384)
Act 236 of 1929 ‑
RECORDING WAIVER OF PRIORITY OF MORTGAGE (565.391 - 565.391)
Act 5 of 1873 ‑
RECORDING JUDGMENT AFFECTING TITLE TO REALTY (565.401 - 565.401)
Section 565.401 ‑
Judgment relating to realty title; copy recordation; effect; social security number; removal.
Act 107 of 1895 ‑
RECORDING JUDGMENTS AND DECREES AS TO LANDS (565.411 - 565.412)
Section 565.411 ‑
Judgment or decree affecting realty title; copy recordation.
Act 133 of 1991 ‑
RECORDING TRUST AGREEMENT OR CERTIFICATE OF TRUST EXISTENCE AND AUTHORITY (565.431 - 565.436)
Section 565.431 ‑
Instrument affecting interest in real property executed pursuant to express trust; copy of trust agreement or certificate of trust existence and authority.
Section 565.433 ‑
Certificate of trust existence and authority; execution; form.
Section 565.434 ‑
Trust agreement or certificate of trust existence and authority; recording.
Section 565.435 ‑
Protection afforded party relying on information in recorded certificate of trust existence and authority; further examination of trust agreement.
Section 565.436 ‑
Indexing of certificate of trust existence and authority.
Act 123 of 1915 ‑
RECORDING AFFIDAVITS AFFECTING REAL PROPERTY (565.451 - 565.453)
Section 565.451a ‑
Affidavit stating facts relating to matters affecting realty; recording.
Section 565.451b ‑
Affidavit stating facts relating to matters affecting realty; perjury.
Section 565.451c ‑
Affidavit stating fact relating to matters affecting realty; land description.
Act 172 of 1893 ‑
Repealed-DISCHARGE OF LIENS ON REAL ESTATE (565.481 - 565.482)
Act 20 of 1867 ‑
RECORDING OF DEEDS, MORTGAGES, AND INSTRUMENTS OF RECORD (565.491 - 565.492)
Section 565.491 ‑
Instruments recordation; reproductions; delivery; social security number.
Section 565.492 ‑
Conveyance made under court order; indexing, record as evidence.
Section 565.501 ‑
General index of records; duties and compensation of register.
Section 565.502 ‑
General index of records; compensation of register for indexing instruments.
Section 565.551 ‑
Records of register of deeds; inspection and examination; reproduction; social security numbers; removal.
Act 25 of 1836 ‑
RECORDS OF DEEDS AND OTHER CONVEYANCES (565.581 - 565.584)
Section 565.581 ‑
County attached to another for judicial purposes; record of instruments; copying, copy as evidence; social security number; removal; "books" defined.
Act 177 of 1879 ‑
TRANSCRIBING RECORDS OF DEEDS, MORTGAGES, AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS (565.591 - 565.591)
Section 565.591 ‑
Failure or mistake in copying records for new county; copy of original; right to obtain, recording.
Act 21 of 1861 ‑
CONFIRMATION OF CERTAIN DEEDS AND INSTRUMENTS (565.601 - 565.604)
Section 565.601 ‑
Deed executed according to law of place of execution; validity.
Act 191 of 1871 ‑
CONFIRMATION OF RECORD OF LETTERS OF ATTORNEY OR OTHER INSTRUMENT (565.631 - 565.632)
Section 565.631 ‑
Power of attorney; record as evidence of execution and acknowledgment.
Section 565.632 ‑
Destruction or loss of recorded instrument entitled to record in another county; transcript, recording, evidence.
Act 72 of 1875 ‑
Repealed-CONFIRMATION OF PUBLIC ACTS, RECORDS, SUITS, TAXES, AND OFFICIAL ACTS (565.651 - 565.652)
Act 53 of 1941 ‑
UNIFORM VENDOR AND PURCHASER RISK ACT (565.701 - 565.703)
Section 565.701 ‑
Uniform vendor and purchaser risk act; provisions governing same deemed part of contract.
Act 123 of 2010 ‑
UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY ELECTRONIC RECORDING ACT (565.841 - 565.847)
Section 565.843 ‑
Electronic document or signature; satisfaction of recording requirement; acceptance by register of deeds not required.
Section 565.844 ‑
Establishment of standards by electronic recording commission; powers of county register of deeds; acceptance of paper documents; placement of entries in index; electronic documents recorded before establishment of standards.
Section 565.845 ‑
Electronic recording commission; creation; membership; terms; vacancy; removal; meetings; quorum; business conducted at public meeting; writing subject to freedom of information act; compensation; establishment of standards.
Act 34 of 2011 ‑
TRANSFER FEE COVENANTS ATTACHING TO NONRESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY (565.881 - 565.884)
Section 565.884 ‑
Action to clear title; other equitable relief; attorney fees and costs.
Act 35 of 2011 ‑
TRANSFER FEE COVENANTS ATTACHING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY (565.891 - 565.894)
Section 565.894 ‑
Action to clear title; other equitable relief; attorney fees and costs.
Section 565.903 ‑
Priority of recorded mortgage amended to become future advance mortgage.
Section 565.904 ‑
Priority of future advance mortgage over another interest in property recorded prior to April 1, 1991.
Section 565.954 ‑
Written statement; delivery; time limits; compliance; terminating purchase agreement within certain time limits; expiration of right to terminate.
Section 565.955 ‑
Liability for error, inaccuracy, or omission; delivery as compliance with requirements of act; conditions.
Section 565.956 ‑
Disclosures; inaccuracy as result of action, occurrence, or agreement after delivery; unknown or unavailable information; basis.