There are two new laws recently enacted which affect the recording of documents with the Register of Deeds, which will go into effect on September 18th. Learn more regarding these changes at the links below!
PA 194 requires that a trust agreement be recorded as a separate document when accompanying an instrument (or document) affecting someone’s interest in real property. To view PA 194 in its entirety, click HERE.
PA 195 requires a death certificate be recorded as a separate document when it is being recorded concurrently with a deed or other document conveying an interest in property by the survivor(s). This would apply to a surviving joint tenant or tenant by the entirety transferring an interest in land. To view PA 195 in its entirety, click HERE.