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CONVEYANCES

See also CONTRACTS FOR DEED; DEEDS; MORTGAGES; PERPETUITIES; REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND AGENTS; TITLE; TITLE INSURANCE

Acknowledgments, defects in, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.251

Adverse claims to real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 559.04, 2011 559.17 to 2011 559.20

Agricultural chemicals, avoidance of liability, Minn. Statutes 2011 18D.111

Air space, rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.04

Alterations

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.09

Attestation, defects in, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.251

Battle Point, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.163

Business corporations

Corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 302A.161

Ultra vires acts, Minn. Statutes 2011 302A.165

Capitol area, Minn. Statutes 2011 15B.24

Cemetery lots, see Lots under CEMETERIES

Certified copies of recorded instruments, recording, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.25

Certified copies, judgments affecting title to real property

Recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.26

Church pews, deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.28

Church slips (seating), deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.28

Cities, see Conveyances under CITIES

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2011 515B.3-112, 2011 515B.4-110

Condominiums, see Conveyances under CONDOMINIUMS

Conservation easements

County zoning ordinances, transfer of development rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 394.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 84C.02, 2011 103F.515

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2011 103F.518

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.65

Contracts for deed, transfer statements, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.236

Conveyance of real estate by reference to plat

Plats, validation, Minn. Statutes 2011 505.15

Validation, Minn. Statutes 2011 505.16

Cooperative associations, corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 308A.201

Corporations, appointment of attorney to convey real estate, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.05

Counties, see Conveyances under COUNTIES

County recorders, see Electronic recording under this topic

Covenants, see Conveyances under COVENANTS

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2011 383D.71

Dams, state, Minn. Statutes 2011 103G.521

Deeds, see Conveyances under DEEDS

Defeasance, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.38

Defeasible estates, when conveyance not defeated, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.38

Definitions

Deed taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.20

Partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2011 323A.0101

Recording conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.01

Descriptions of property

Codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.194

Conflicting descriptions, validation, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.42

Direct conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.19

Disseisees, conveyance by, validity, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.161

Dissolution of marriage

Summary real estate disposition judgment, Minn. Statutes 2011 518.191

Divided parcels, current property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.121

Donation of land, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 505.01

Easements, state lands, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.63, 2011 84.631, 2011 92.685, 2011 161.45

Electronic recording

Application of law, uniformity, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0942

County recorders, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.241, 2011 287.25, 2011 507.0944, 2011 507.24

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0941

Electronic Real Estate Recording Commission, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0945, 2011 507.0946, 2011 507.0948

Federal law, relationship to, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0947

Real Property Electronic Recording Act, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0941 to 2011 507.0949

Registrars of titles, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0944

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0946

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0942, 2011 507.0947

Time of recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0943

Validity of recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.0943

Encumbrances

Covenants against, liability of grantor, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.21

Creation by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.47

Discharge, tax judgment sale certificate, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 270C.7105

Disclosure by grantor, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.20

Estate property interests disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2011 524.2-1106

Estates, conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.421

Exceptions, subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2011 462.358

Fee simple estates

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.07

Words of inheritance, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.061

Fee tail conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.03, 2011 500.04

Flood control, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.63

Forms

Approved forms, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.09

Certification by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.10

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.10

Drafters, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.091

Grantees, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.092

Minnesota uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.14

Preservation by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.09

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.07

Rulemaking, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 14.03

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.15

Specifications, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.093

Standard forms, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.13

Uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2011 14.03, 2011 507.09 to 2011 507.14

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.09

Warranty deeds, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.07

Fraudulent conveyances, see FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES

Grantors

Disclosure, encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.20

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.23

Liability, covenants against encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.21

Guardians and conservators, deeds to or from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.421

Highways, acquisition of land for, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.085

Homesteads, see Conveyances under HOMESTEADS

Human Services Department

Compromise of claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2011 246.24

Implied covenants of title, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.16

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.23

Instruments of conveyance

Descriptions of property, county code system, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.194, 2011 272.196

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.162

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.12

Recording, without tax payment certificate, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.12

Specific parts of land, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.16, 2011 272.161

Irregular tracts, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.19, 2011 272.193

Judgments affecting title to real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.26

Lac qui Parle water project, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.154

Land

Descriptions of property, codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.194

Donation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 505.01

Generally, see Real property under this topic

Highways, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2011 160.085

Land exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2011 94.3495

Specific parts, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.16 to 2011 272.162

Timber interests separate from, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.05, 2011 507.35

Lawsuits, covenants against encumbrances

Liability, grantors, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.21

Limited liability companies

Company powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 322B.20

Ultra vires acts, Minn. Statutes 2011 322B.22

Local governments, conveyances to other governments, Minn. Statutes 2011 465.035

Management and Budget Department

Mineral rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 93.03

Old riverbeds, Minn. Statutes 2011 465.19, 2011 465.20

Married persons, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 519.03, 2011 519.04, 2011 519.07

Merger, common law doctrine

Creation of servitude by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.47

Minerals, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.36

Mortgages

Recitals, disregarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.33, 2011 507.331

Unrecorded mortgages, recitals, recording, when deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.332

Motor vehicles, damaged, title branding, Minn. Statutes 2011 325F.6641, 2011 325F.6642

Municipalities, industry and employment promotion, Minn. Statutes 2011 469.185

National forests, Minn. Statutes 2011 92.32

Nonjoinder of spouse

Effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.03

Protected persons, conveyance by spouses, effect on rights of protected person, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.04

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.161, 2011 317A.165, 2011 317A.751

Notice

Requirements, recording deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.32

Unrecorded mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.332

Ores, recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.36

Partition of real estate, sale of property, Minn. Statutes 2011 558.21, 2011 558.23

Personal representatives

Conveyance of real property of decedents, deeds validated, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.42

Valid conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.421

Powers of appointment

Deeds creating, Minn. Statutes 2011 502.72

Reservation, Minn. Statutes 2011 502.76

Premature conveyances, validity, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.11

Prima facie evidence, recorded conveyances

Grantors presumed unmarried, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.021

Private transfer fees, see Private transfer fee obligations under REAL PROPERTY

Protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.04

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.06, 2011 507.07

Railroads, rights-of-way

State-owned land, governor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 222.025

Real property

Common law doctrine of merger, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.47

Consideration, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.20

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance of real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.18

Land held by adverse possessor, validity of conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.161

Property conveyed to state or local governments for highway right-of-ways, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.115

Registered land, see Conveyance of registered land under LAND REGISTRATION

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.04

Statutes of limitations, see Real property under STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Tax judgment sale certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 270C.7105

Reconveyance fees, see Private transfer fee obligations under REAL PROPERTY

Recording

Acknowledgments, prerequisite, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.24

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.25

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.091, 2011 507.092

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.021

Counties, conveyances of record more than five years, validity, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.422

County recorders, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 386.39

Deed tax statements, Minn. Statutes 2011 287.241

Delinquent property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.12, 2011 272.121

Electronic recording, see same under this topic

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 357.18, 2011 507.13

Judgments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.26

Land located in unorganized counties, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.37

New counties, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.30

Notice to parties, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.32

Prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.01 to 2011 507.47

Transfer statements, contracts for deed, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.236

Religious corporations

Conveyances by, see Real property under RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

Conveyances to, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.02, 2011 315.121, 2011 315.39

Restrictions

Discriminatory restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.18

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2011 462.358

Revocation

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.09

Rock, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.36

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2011 383C.72

School districts, see Conveyances under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Separation of husband and wife

Property acquired by wife during separation, Minn. Statutes 2011 519.04

Service marks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Severed mineral interests, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.05

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.15

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.24, 2011 507.251

Specific parts of land

Cancellation, tax evasion or fraud, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.16

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.16 to 2011 272.162

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.162

Net tax capacity, determination, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.16, 2011 272.161

Spouses

Conveyances between spouses, Minn. Statutes 2011 500.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.02, 2011 507.04

State lands, establishment of boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.0273

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2011 222.63

State surplus land, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.027

State, see Conveyances under MINNESOTA

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2011 513.04

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2011 412.201

Subsurface area, rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.04

Tax-forfeited land, see Conveyances under TAX-FORFEITED LAND

Tenants for life, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.19

Tenants for years, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.19

Timber interests separate from land

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.05

Recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.36

Todd County, Battle Point, Minn. Statutes 2011 84.163

Town cemeteries, lots, Minn. Statutes 2011 365.26 to 2011 365.29

Towns, see Conveyances under TOWNS

Trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2011 333.23

Transfer statements, see under SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Transfers, conveyances defined as, Minn. Statutes 2011 323A.0101

Trustees, deeds, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.35, 2011 507.421

Trusts, conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.421

Undivided interests, delinquent property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.14

Uniform conveyancing blanks, see Forms under this topic

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.09

United States, see FEDERAL LANDS

Unorganized counties

Land in, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.37

Recording of conveyances of real property, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.36

Unrecorded conveyances, when void, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.34

Vacated rights of way, conveyance of land abutting, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.17

Validity

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.021

Medical assistance, asset transfers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 256B.0595

Vendees, notice received, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.435

Vendors, notice given, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.435

Voyageurs National Park, Minn. Statutes 2011 84B.03

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.07

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 458D.06, 2011 458D.18

Wills, Minn. Statutes 2011 507.251

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