2019 Indiana Code
Title 32. Property
Article 21. Conveyance Procedures for Real Property
Chapter 2. Recording Process
32-21-2-3. Recording instruments; acknowledgment and proof; statement of mailing addresses

Universal Citation: IN Code § 32-21-2-3 (2019)
IC 32-21-2-3 Recording instruments; acknowledgment and proof; statement of mailing addresses

Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), a conveyance, a mortgage, or an instrument of writing to be recorded must be:

(1) acknowledged by the grantor; or

(2) proved before a:

(A) judge;

(B) clerk of a court of record;

(C) county auditor;

(D) county recorder;

(E) notary public;

(F) mayor of a city in Indiana or any other state;

(G) commissioner appointed in a state other than Indiana by the governor of Indiana;

(H) minister, charge d'affaires, or consul of the United States in any foreign country;

(I) clerk of the city county council for a consolidated city, city clerk for a second class city, or clerk-treasurer for a third class city;

(J) clerk-treasurer for a town; or

(K) person authorized under IC 2-3-4-1.

(b) In addition to the requirements under subsection (a), a conveyance may not be recorded after June 30, 2007, unless it meets the requirements of this subsection. The conveyance must include a statement containing substantially the following information:

"The mailing address to which statements should be mailed under IC 6-1.1-22-8.1 is [insert proper mailing address]. The mailing address of the grantee is [insert proper mailing address].".

The mailing address for the grantee must be a street address or a rural route address. A conveyance complies with this subsection if it contains the address or addresses required by this subsection at the end of the conveyance and immediately preceding or following the statements required by IC 36-2-11-15.

(c) This section does not apply to the Indiana department of transportation.

[Pre-2002 Recodification Citation: 32-1-2-18.]

As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.135-2007, SEC.1; P.L.194-2007, SEC.7; P.L.143-2009, SEC.42; P.L.187-2018, SEC.4; P.L.14-2019, SEC.4.

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