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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 2019 507.251

Adverse claims to real property, Minn. Statutes 2019 559.04, 2019 559.17 to 2019 559.20

Agricultural chemicals, avoidance of liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 18D.111

Air space, rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.04

Alterations

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.09

Attestation, defects in, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.251

Business corporations

Corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 302A.161

Ultra vires acts, Minn. Statutes 2019 302A.165

Capitol area, Minn. Statutes 2019 15B.24

Cemetery lots, see Lots under CEMETERIES

Certified copies of recorded instruments, recording, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.25

Certified copies, judgments affecting title to real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.26

Church pews, deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.28

Church slips (seating), deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.28

Cities, see Conveyances under CITIES

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2019 515B.3-112, 2019 515B.4-110

Condominiums, see Conveyances under CONDOMINIUMS

Conservation easements

County zoning ordinances, transfer of development rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 394.25

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 84C.02, 2019 103F.515

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.518

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.65

Contracts for deed, transfer statements, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.236

Conveyance of real estate by reference to plat, validation, Minn. Statutes 2019 505.15, 2019 505.16

Cooperative associations, corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 308A.201

Corporations, appointment of attorney to convey real estate, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.05

Counties, see Conveyances under COUNTIES

County recorders, see Electronic recording under this topic

Covenants, see Conveyances under COVENANTS

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2019 383D.71

Dams, state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.521

Deeds, see Conveyances under DEEDS

Defeasance, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.38

Defeasible estates, when conveyance not defeated, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.38

Definitions

Deed taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.20

Partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2019 323A.0101

Recording conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.01

Descriptions of property

Codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.194

Conflicting descriptions, validation, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.42

Direct conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.19

Disseisees, conveyance by, validity, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.161

Dissolution of marriage, summary real estate disposition judgment, Minn. Statutes 2019 518.191

Divided parcels, current property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.121

Donation of land, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 505.01

Easements, state lands

Constitution, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.63

Land management account, Minn. Statutes 2019 92.685

Road easements, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.631, 2019 84.633

Utilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.45

Electronic recording

Application of law, uniformity, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0942

County recorders, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.241, 2019 287.25, 2019 507.0944, 2019 507.24

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0941

Electronic Real Estate Recording Commission, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0945, 2019 507.0946, 2019 507.0948

Federal law, relationship to, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0947

Real Property Electronic Recording Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0941 to 2019 507.0949

Registrars of titles, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0944

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0946

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0942, 2019 507.0947

Time of recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0943

Validity of recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.0943

Encumbrances

Covenants against, liability of grantor, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.21

Creation by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.47

Discharge, tax judgment sale certificate, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 270C.7105

Disclosure by grantor, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.20

Estate property interests disclaimers, Minn. Statutes 2019 524.2-1106

Estates, conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.421

Exceptions, subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2019 462.358

Fee simple estates

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.07

Words of inheritance, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.061

Fee tail conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.03, 2019 500.04

Flood control, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.63

Forms

Approved forms, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.09

Certification by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.10

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.10

Drafters, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.091

Grantees, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.092

Minnesota uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.14

Preservation by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.09

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.07

Rulemaking, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 14.03

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.15

Specifications, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.093

Standard forms, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.13

Uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2019 14.03, 2019 507.09 to 2019 507.14

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.09

Warranty deeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.07

Fraudulent conveyances, see FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES

Grantors

Disclosure, encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.20

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.23

Liability, covenants against encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.21

Guardians and conservators, deeds to or from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.421

Highways, acquisition of land for, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.085

Homesteads, see Conveyances under HOMESTEADS

Human Services Department, compromise of claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2019 246.24

Implied covenants of title, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.16

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.23

Instruments of conveyance

Descriptions of property, county code system, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.194, 2019 272.196

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.162

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.12

Recording, without tax payment certificate, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.12

Specific parts of land, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.16, 2019 272.161

Irregular tracts, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.19, 2019 272.193

Judgments affecting title to real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.26

Lac qui Parle water project, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.154

Land

Descriptions of property, codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.194

Donation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 505.01

Generally, see Real property under this topic

Highways, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.085

Land exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2019 94.3495

Specific parts, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.16 to 2019 272.162

Timber interests separate from, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.05, 2019 507.35

Lawsuits, covenants against encumbrances, liability, grantors, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.21

Legal separation, property acquired by wife during separation, Minn. Statutes 2019 519.04

Local governments

Conveyances to other governments, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.035

Industry and employment promotion, Minn. Statutes 2019 469.185

Management and Budget Department

Mineral rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.03

Old riverbeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.19, 2019 465.20

Married persons, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2019 519.03, 2019 519.04, 2019 519.07

Merger, common law doctrine, creation of servitude by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.47

Minerals, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.36

Mortgages

Recitals, disregarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.33, 2019 507.331

Unrecorded mortgages, recitals, recording, when deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.332

National forests, Minn. Statutes 2019 92.32

Nonjoinder of spouse

Effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.03

Protected persons, conveyance by spouses, effect on rights of protected person, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.04

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2019 317A.161, 2019 317A.165, 2019 317A.751

Notice

Contracts for deed, obligations, Minn. Statutes 2019 559.202

Requirements, recording deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.32

Unrecorded mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.332

Ores, recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.36

Partition of real estate, sale of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 558.21, 2019 558.23

Personal representatives

Conveyance of real property of decedents, deeds validated, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.42

Valid conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.421

Powers of appointment

Deeds creating, Minn. Statutes 2019 502.85

Reservation, Minn. Statutes 2019 502.87

Premature conveyances, validity, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.11

Prima facie evidence, recorded conveyances, grantors presumed unmarried, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.021

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

Protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.04

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.06, 2019 507.07

Railroads, rights-of-way, state-owned land, governor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.025

Real property

Common law doctrine of merger, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.47

Consideration, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.20

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance of real property, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.18

Land held by adverse possessor, validity of conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.161

Property conveyed to state or local governments for highway right-of-ways, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.115

Registered land, see Conveyances under LAND REGISTRATION

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.04

Statutes of limitations, see Real property under STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Tax judgment sale certificates, Minn. Statutes 2019 270C.7105

Reconveyance fees, see Private transfer fee obligations under REAL PROPERTY

Recording

Acknowledgments, prerequisite, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.24

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.25

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.091, 2019 507.092

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.021

Counties, conveyances of record more than five years, validity, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.422

County recorders, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 386.39

Deed tax statements, Minn. Statutes 2019 287.241

Delinquent property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.12, 2019 272.121

Electronic recording, see same under this topic

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.18, 2019 507.13

Judgments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.26

Notice to parties, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.32

Prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.01 to 2019 507.47

Transfer statements, contracts for deed, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.236

Religious corporations

Conveyances by, see Real property under RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

Conveyances to, Minn. Statutes 2019 315.02, 2019 315.121, 2019 315.39

Restrictions

Discriminatory restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.18

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2019 462.358

Revocation

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.09

Rock, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.36

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2019 383C.72

School districts, see Conveyances under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Service marks, Minn. Statutes 2019 333.23

Severed mineral interests, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.05

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.15

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.24, 2019 507.251

Specific parts of land

Cancellation, tax evasion or fraud, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.16

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.16 to 2019 272.162

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.162

Net tax capacity, determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.16, 2019 272.161

Spouses

Conveyances between spouses, Minn. Statutes 2019 500.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.02, 2019 507.04

State lands, establishment of boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.0273

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2019 222.63

State surplus land, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.027

State, see Conveyances under MINNESOTA

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2019 513.04

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2019 412.201

Subsurface area, rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.04

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

Tenants for life, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.19

Tenants for years, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.19

Timber interests separate from land

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.05

Recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.36

Town cemeteries, lots, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.26 to 2019 365.29

Towns, see Conveyances under TOWNS

Trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2019 333.23

Transfer statements, see under SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Transfers, conveyances defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 323A.0101

Trustees, deeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.35, 2019 507.421

Trusts

Conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.421

Custodial property, certification to convey, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.49

Undivided interests, delinquent property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.14

Uniform conveyancing blanks, see Forms under this topic

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.09

United States, see FEDERAL LANDS

Unorganized counties, recording of conveyances of real property, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.36

Unrecorded conveyances, when void, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.34

Vacated rights of way, conveyance of land abutting, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.17

Validity

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.021

Medical assistance, asset transfers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 256B.0595

Vehicles, damaged, title branding, Minn. Statutes 2019 325F.6641, 2019 325F.6642

Vendees, notice received, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.435

Vendors, notice given, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.435

Voyageurs National Park, Minn. Statutes 2019 84B.03

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.07

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 458D.06, 2019 458D.18

Wills, Minn. Statutes 2019 507.251