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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 2005 507.251

Adverse claims to real property, Minn. Statutes 2005 559.04, 2005 559.17 to 2005 559.20

Agricultural chemicals, avoidance of liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 18D.111

Air space, rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.04

Alterations

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.09

Attestation, defects in, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.251

Battle Point, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.163

Business corporations

Corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 302A.161

Ultra vires acts, Minn. Statutes 2005 302A.165

Capitol area, Minn. Statutes 2005 15B.24

Cemetery lots, see Lots under CEMETERIES

Certified copies of recorded instruments

Recording, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.25

Certified copies

Judgments affecting title to real property, recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.26

Church pews, deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.28

Church slips (seating), deeds, recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.28

Cities, see Conveyances under CITIES

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2005 515B.3-112, 2005 515B.4-110

Condominiums, see Conveyances under CONDOMINIUMS

Conservation easements, county zoning ordinances

Transfer of development rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 394.25

Conservation easements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 84C.02, 2005 103F.515

Conservation restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.65

Contracts for deed, transfer statements, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.236

Conveyance of real estate by reference to plat

Plats, validation, Minn. Statutes 2005 505.15

Validation, Minn. Statutes 2005 505.16

Cooperative associations, corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 308A.201

Corporations

Appointment of attorney to convey real estate, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.05

Corporate powers regarding, Minn. Statutes 2005 300.08

Counties, see Conveyances under COUNTIES

Covenants, see Conveyances under COVENANTS

Dakota County, Minn. Statutes 2005 383D.71

Dams, state, Minn. Statutes 2005 103G.521

Deeds, see Conveyances under DEEDS

Defeasance, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.38

Defeasible estates, when conveyance not defeated, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.38

Definitions

Deed taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 287.20

Partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2005 323A.0101

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.12

Recording conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.01

Descriptions of property

Codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.194

Conflicting descriptions, validation, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.42

Direct conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2005 500.19

Disseizees, conveyance by, validity, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.161

Dissolution of marriage

Summary real estate disposition judgment, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.191

Divided parcels, current property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.121

Donation of land, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 505.01

Easements, state lands, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.63, 2005 84.631, 2005 92.685, 2005 161.45

Encumbrances

Covenants against, liability of grantor, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.21

Creation by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.47

Discharge, tax judgment sale certificate, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 270C.7105

Disclosure by grantor, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.20

Estates, conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.421

Exceptions, subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2005 462.358

Fee simple estates

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.07

Words of inheritance, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.061

Fee tail conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2005 500.03, 2005 500.04

Finance Department

Mineral rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 93.03

Old riverbeds, Minn. Statutes 2005 465.19, 2005 465.20

Flood control, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.63

Forms

Approved forms, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.09

Certification by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.10

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.10

Drafters, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.091

Grantees, names and addresses, inclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.092

Minnesota uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.14

Preservation by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.09

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.07

Rulemaking, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 14.03

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.15

Specifications, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.093

Standard forms, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.13

Uniform conveyancing blanks, Minn. Statutes 2005 14.03, 2005 507.09 to 2005 507.14

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.09

Warranty deeds, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.07

Fraudulent conveyances, see FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES

Gift instruments, conveyances defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 309.62

Grantors

Disclosure, encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.20

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.23

Liability, covenants against encumbrances, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.21

Guardians and conservators

Deeds to or from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.421

Highways, acquisition of land for, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.085

Homesteads, see Conveyances under HOMESTEADS

Human Services Department

Compromise of claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2005 246.24

Implied covenants of title, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.16

Incomplete conveyances, proving, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.23

Instruments of conveyance

Descriptions of property, county code system, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.194, 2005 272.196

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.162

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.12

Recording, without tax payment certificate, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.12

Specific parts of land, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.16, 2005 272.161

Irregular tracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.19, 2005 272.193

Judgments affecting title to real property

Recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.26

Lac qui Parle water project, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.154

Land

Descriptions of property, codes and numbering, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.194

Donation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 505.01

Generally, see Real property under this topic

Highways, acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2005 160.085

Specific parts, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.16 to 2005 272.162

Timber interests separate from, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.05, 2005 507.35

Lawsuits

Covenants against encumbrances, liability, grantors, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.21

Limited liability companies

Company powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 322B.20

Ultra vires acts, Minn. Statutes 2005 322B.22

Local governments

Conveyances to other governments, Minn. Statutes 2005 465.035

Married persons, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2005 519.03, 2005 519.04, 2005 519.07

Merger, common law doctrine

Creation of servitude by common owner, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.47

Minerals, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.36

Mortgages

Recitals, disregarding, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.33, 2005 507.331

Unrecorded mortgages, recitals, recording, when deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.332

Motor vehicles

Title branding, damaged vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2005 325F.6641, 2005 325F.6642

Municipalities, industry and employment promotion, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.185

National forests, Minn. Statutes 2005 92.32

Nonjoinder of spouse

Effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.03

Protected persons, conveyance by spouses, effect on rights of protected person, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.04

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2005 317A.161, 2005 317A.165, 2005 317A.751

Notice

Requirements, recording deemed notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.32

Unrecorded mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.332

Ores, recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.36

Partition of real estate, sale of property, Minn. Statutes 2005 558.21, 2005 558.23

Personal representatives

Conveyance of real property of decedents, deeds validated, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.42

Valid conveyances, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.421

Powers of appointment

Deeds creating, Minn. Statutes 2005 502.72

Reservation, Minn. Statutes 2005 502.76

Premature conveyances, validity, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.11

Prima facie evidence, recorded conveyances

Grantors presumed unmarried, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.021

Protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.04

Quitclaim deeds, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.06, 2005 507.07

Railroads

Rights-of-way, state-owned land, governor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 222.025

Real property

Common law doctrine of merger, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.47

Consideration, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 287.20

Discriminatory provisions restricting conveyance of real property, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.18

Land held by adverse possessor, validity of conveyance, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.161

Property conveyed to state or local governments for highway right-of-ways, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.115

Registered land, see Conveyance of registered land under LAND REGISTRATION

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.04

Statutes of limitations, see Real property under STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Tax judgment sale certificates, Minn. Statutes 2005 270C.7105

Recording

Acknowledgments, prerequisite, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.24

Certified copies, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.25

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.091, 2005 507.092

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.021

Counties, conveyances of record more than five years, validity, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.422

County recorders, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 386.39

Deed tax statements, Minn. Statutes 2005 287.241

Delinquent property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.12, 2005 272.121

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 357.18, 2005 507.13

Judgments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.26

Land located in unorganized counties, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.37

New counties, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.30

Notice to parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.32

Prerequisites, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.24

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.01 to 2005 507.45

Transfer statements, contracts for deed, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.236

Religious corporations

Conveyances by, see Real property under RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

Conveyances to, Minn. Statutes 2005 315.02, 2005 315.121, 2005 315.39

Restrictions

Discriminatory restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.18

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2005 462.358

Revocation

When valid, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.10

When void, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.09

Rock, recording instruments, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.36

Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2005 383C.72

School districts, see Conveyances under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Separation of husband and wife

Property acquired by wife during separation, Minn. Statutes 2005 519.04

Service marks, Minn. Statutes 2005 333.23

Severed mineral interests, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.05

Short form mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.15

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.24, 2005 507.251

Specific parts of land

Cancellation, tax evasion or fraud, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.16

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.16 to 2005 272.162

Municipal subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.162

Net tax capacity, determination, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.16, 2005 272.161

Spouses

Conveyances between spouses, Minn. Statutes 2005 500.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.02, 2005 507.04

State lands, establishment of boundaries, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.0273

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2005 222.63

State surplus land, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.027

State, see Conveyances under MINNESOTA

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2005 513.04

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.201

Subsurface area

Rights, separate interest, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.04

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

Tenants for life, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.19

Tenants for years, estate passed to grantee, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.19

Timber interests separate from land

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.05

Recording of instruments, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.36

Todd County, Battle Point, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.163

Town cemeteries, lots, Minn. Statutes 2005 365.26 to 2005 365.29

Towns, see Conveyances under TOWNS

Trademarks, Minn. Statutes 2005 333.23

Transfer statements, see under SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Transfers, conveyances defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 323A.0101

Trustees, deeds, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.35, 2005 507.421

Trusts, conveyances to or by, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.421

Undivided interests, delinquent property taxes

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.14

Uniform conveyancing blanks, see Forms under this topic

Uniform Conveyancing Forms Advisory Task Force, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.09

United States, see FEDERAL LANDS

Unorganized counties

Land in, recording, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.37

Recording of conveyances of real property, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.36

Unrecorded conveyances, when void, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.34

Vacated rights of way, conveyance of land abutting, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.17

Validity

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.021

Medical assistance, asset transfers, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0595

Vendees, notice received, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.435

Vendors, notice given, property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.435

Voyageurs National Park, Minn. Statutes 2005 84B.03

Warranty deeds, form, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.07

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 458D.06, 2005 458D.18

Wills, Minn. Statutes 2005 507.251