2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 47-14k. Applicability of statutes.

      Sec. 47-14k. Applicability of statutes. The provisions of sections 47-14a to 47-14j, inclusive, apply to any conveyance or devise creating a joint tenancy in the manner provided in section 47-14a made prior to and existing on June 29, 1959, except to the extent that the effect of the conveyance or devise after that date is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in an action requiring that determination and a lis pendens notice of the action and the purpose of it has been recorded within one year after that date in the land records of the town where the real estate concerned is located or, in the absence of such lis pendens, a certified copy of the judgment has been so recorded within said period of one year; unless a person claims those sections do not apply to the conveyance or devise and, within one year after June 29, 1959, records a notice defining his contrary claim in the land records of the town where the land affected by those sections is located.

      (1959, P.A. 677, S. 11; 1963, P.A. 637, S. 1; P.A. 79-602, S. 34.)

      History: 1963 act restated provisions for clarity, substituting conveyance or devise "creating a joint tenancy in the manner provided in section 47-14a" for conveyance or devise "within their terms", i.e. terms of Secs. 47-14a to 47-14j; P.A. 79-602 made minor changes in wording.

      Sec. 47-14a et seq. cited. 204 C. 502, 505, 506. Cited. Id.

      Assent to the applicability of sections 47-14a through 47-14j is presumed if the grantees do not take steps to indicate a contrary intent within a year of the effective date of the statute. 3 Conn. Cir. Ct. 664, 667.

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