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Subdivision 1.Name and address required.

No instrument by which the title to real estate or any interest therein or lien thereon, is conveyed, created, encumbered, assigned or otherwise disposed of, shall be recorded by the county recorder or registered by the registrar of titles until the name and address of the person who or corporation which drafted the instrument is printed, typewritten, stamped or written on it in a legible manner. An instrument complies with this subdivision if it contains a statement in the following form: "This instrument was drafted by .......... (name) .................... (address)."

Subd. 2.Exceptions.

Subdivision 1 does not apply to any instrument executed before January 1, 1970, nor to a decree, order, judgment or writ of any court, a will or death record, nor to any instrument executed or acknowledged outside the state.

Subd. 3.If noncompliance.

The validity and effect of the record of any instrument in the office of the county recorder or registrar of titles shall not be lessened or impaired by the fact it does not comply with subdivision 1.

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