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Section 565.48

Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
CHAPTER 65. OF ALIENATION BY DEED, AND THE PROOF AND RECORDING OF CONVEYANCES, AND THE CANCELING OF MORTGAGES.


565.48 Deed by surviving joint tenant of lands; recording; certified copy of death.

Sec. 48.

A register of deeds shall not record a deed or other instrument in writing that purports to convey an interest in land by the survivor or survivors under a deed to joint tenants or tenants by the entirety, unless, for each joint tenant or tenant by the entirety who is indicated in the deed or instrument to be deceased, a certified copy of the death certificate or other proof of death that is permitted by the laws of this state to be received for record by the register, is shown to have been recorded in the register's office by liber and page reference or is filed concurrently with the deed or other instrument and recorded as a separate document.


History: Add. 1947, Act 20, Eff. Oct. 11, 1947 ;-- CL 1948, 565.48 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 195, Eff. Sept. 18, 2018


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