2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 89 - REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 5 - Recording of Instruments.
89-5-8 - Affidavits relating to identification, marital status, heirship, etc. of party to instrument affecting real estate titles recordable; admissibility.

§ 89-5-8. Affidavits relating to identification, marital status, heirship, etc. of party to instrument affecting real estate titles recordable; admissibility.
 

(1)  Any affidavit relating to the identification, the marital status, the heirship, the relation, the death, or the time of death, of any person who is a party to any instrument affecting the title to real estate, or any affidavit relating to the identification of any corporation or other legal entity which is a party to any instrument affecting the title to real estate, duly sworn to and acknowledged before any officer or person authorized to administer an oath under the laws of this state, shall be recordable in the land records in the office of the chancery clerk in the county where the real estate is situated. 

(2)  Any affidavit so recorded, or a certified copy thereof, shall be admissible as evidence in any action involving the instrument to which it relates or the title to the real estate affected by the instrument and shall be prima facie evidence of the facts stated therein and the marketability of the title to real estate. 
 

Sources: Laws, 2007, ch. 444, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved Mar. 26, 2007.)

 

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