2023 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 47 - Land and Land Titles
Chapter 821a - Forms of Deeds and Mortgages
Section 47-36i. - Force and effect of the words “with mortgage covenants”.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 47-36i. (2023)

In any conveyance of real property the words “with mortgage covenants” have the full force, meaning and effect of the following words: “The mortgagor covenants with the mortgagee that he is lawfully seized in fee simple of the mortgaged premises; that the same are free from all encumbrances, except as therein set forth; that he has good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the same to the mortgagee and that he, the mortgagor, and his heirs and assigns, executors and administrators shall and will warrant and defend the same to the mortgagee and his heirs and assigns forever against the claims and demands of all persons except as therein set forth.”

(P.A. 75-309, S. 12; P.A. 79-602, S. 17.)

History: P.A. 79-602 changed wording slightly but made no substantive changes.

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