2010 Wyoming Statutes
Title 34 - Property, Conveyances And Security Transactions
Chapter 8 - Comprehensive Curative Act



34-8-101. Short title.


This act shall be known as "The Comprehensive Curative Act", and may be quoted and cited as such.


34-8-102. Provisions cumulative.


The provisions of this act shall be cumulative and in addition to all other like acts and statutes previously enacted.


34-8-103. When defective instruments validated by operation of law.


When an instrument of writing, in any manner affecting or purporting to affect the title to real estate, has been, or may hereafter be recorded for a period of ten (10) years in the office of the county clerk of the county wherein such real estate is situated, and such instrument, or the record thereof, because of defect, irregularity or omission, fails to comply in any respect with any statutory requirement or requirements relating to the execution, attestation, acknowledgment, certificate of acknowledgment, recording or certificate of recording, such instrument and the record thereof shall, notwithstanding any or all such defects, irregularities and omissions, be fully legal, valid, binding and effectual for all purposes to the same extent as though such instrument had, in the first instance, been in all respects duly executed, attested, and acknowledged and recorded.


34-8-104. Enumerated defects.


The defects, irregularities and omissions mentioned in W.S. 34-8-103 shall include all defects and irregularities in respect to formalities of execution and recording, and all defects and irregularities in, as well as the entire lack or omission of attestation, acknowledgment, certificate of acknowledgments, or certificate of recording, and shall apply with like force to instruments whether or not the real estate involved is homestead; and shall apply to instruments in which the marital status of any grantor is not given.


34-8-105. Instruments as evidence after validation.


From and after its validation by the operation of W.S. 34-8-103, such instrument shall impart notice to subsequent purchasers, encumbrancers, and all other persons whomsoever so far as and to the same extent that the same is recorded, notwithstanding such defects, irregularities or omissions; and such instrument, the record thereof, or a duly authenticated copy, shall be competent evidence to the same extent as such instrument would have been competent if valid in the first instance.


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