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Title XXIX OWNERSHIP AND CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY

Chapter 442

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  442.150.  Proof or acknowledgment, by whom taken. — The proof or acknowledgment of every conveyance or instrument in writing affecting real estate in law or equity, including deeds of married women, shall be taken by some one of the following courts or officers:

  (1)  If acknowledged or proved within this state, by some court having a seal, or some judge, justice or clerk thereof, or a notary public; or

  (2)  If acknowledged or proved without this state and within the United States, by any notary public or by any court of the United States, or of any state or territory, having a seal, or the clerk of any such court or any commissioner appointed by the governor of this state to take the acknowledgment of deeds;

  (3)  If acknowledged or proved without the United States, by any court of any state, kingdom or empire having a seal or the mayor or chief officer of any city or town having an official seal or by any minister or consular officer of the United States or notary public having a seal.

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(RSMo 1939 § 3408, A. 1949 S.B. 1124)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3021; 1919 § 2181; 1909 § 2794

CROSS REFERENCES:

Acknowledgment of deed of trust taken before trustee in said deed deemed valid, when, 443.030

Commissioners of deeds in sister states, appointment, oath, powers, 486.100 to 486.140


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