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Code of Virginia
Title 55.1. Property and Conveyances [Effective October 1, 2019]
6/2/2020

Chapter 6. Recordation of DocumentsRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 55.1-600
    (Effective October 1, 2019) When and where writings recorded
    § 55.1-601
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recording and indexing of certain documents showing changes of names
    § 55.1-602
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Presumption that recorded writings are in proper form
    § 55.1-603
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deed of real estate investment trust
    § 55.1-604
    (Effective October 1, 2019) When clerk may refuse document to be recorded
    § 55.1-605
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Power of attorney; where recorded
    § 55.1-606
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Standards for writings to be docketed or recorded
    § 55.1-607
    (Effective October 1, 2019) When original of writing once recorded is lost, how copy recorded elsewhere
    § 55.1-608
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certifications of recordation upon copies of certain instruments and subsequent recordation in other county or city
    § 55.1-609
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Correcting errors in deeds, deeds of trust, and mortgages; affidavit
    § 55.1-610
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recordation of copy of lost deed previously recorded in what is now West Virginia
    § 55.1-611
    Repealed
  • Article 2. Acknowledgments GenerallyRead all
  • § 55.1-612
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgment within the United States or its dependencies
    § 55.1-613
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments outside of the United States and its dependencies
    § 55.1-614
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments by persons subject to Uniform Code of Military Justice; validation of certain acknowledgments
    § 55.1-615
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken before commissioned officers in military service
  • Article 3. Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments ActRead all
  • § 55.1-616
    (Effective October 1, 2019) "Notarial acts" defined; who may perform notarial acts outside the Commonwealth for use in the Commonwealth
    § 55.1-617
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Proof of authority of person performing notarial act
    § 55.1-618
    (Effective October 1, 2019) What person taking acknowledgment shall certify
    § 55.1-619
    (Effective October 1, 2019) When form of certificate of acknowledgment accepted
    § 55.1-620
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Meaning of "acknowledged before me."
    § 55.1-621
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Statutory short forms of acknowledgment
    § 55.1-622
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Application of article; article cumulative
    § 55.1-623
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Uniform interpretation
  • Article 4. Deeds and Acknowledgments of CorporationsRead all
  • § 55.1-624
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deeds of corporations; how to be executed and acknowledged
    § 55.1-625
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments on behalf of corporations and others
    § 55.1-626
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Corporate acknowledgment taken before officer or stockholder
  • Article 5. Validating Certain Acts, Deeds, and AcknowledgmentsRead all
  • § 55.1-627
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acts of notaries public, etc., who have held certain other offices
    § 55.1-628
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validation of acknowledgments when seal not affixed
    § 55.1-629
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgment taken by trustee in deed of trust
    § 55.1-630
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgment taken by trustee in deed of trust; later date
    § 55.1-631
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certain acknowledgments taken and certified before July 1, 1995
    § 55.1-632
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken by certain justices of the peace, mayors, etc.
    § 55.1-633
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken by officers after expiration of terms
    § 55.1-634
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken by notaries in service during World War I
    § 55.1-635
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments before foreign officials who failed to affix seals
    § 55.1-636
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken by notaries in foreign countries
    § 55.1-637
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken by officer who was spouse of grantee
    § 55.1-638
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgment when notary certifies erroneously as to expiration of commission
    § 55.1-639
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments before officer of city or county consolidating, etc., prior to expiration date of commission
    § 55.1-640
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken before notary whose commission has expired
    § 55.1-641
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken before notary whose commission has expired; later date; intervening vested rights saved
    § 55.1-642
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken before notary who was appointed but failed to qualify; vested rights saved
    § 55.1-643
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments taken before a notary at large who failed to cite the jurisdiction in which the acknowledgment was taken; vested rights saved
    § 55.1-644
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deeds defectively executed by corporation
    § 55.1-645
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Deeds to which corporate seal not affixed or not attested
    § 55.1-646
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Acknowledgments of corporations taken by officers or stockholders
    § 55.1-647
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recordation certificate not signed by clerk
    § 55.1-648
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recordation certificate not signed by clerk; when clerk has died
  • Article 6. United States Judgments; BankruptcyRead all
  • § 55.1-649
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recordation of judgments affecting title to land
    § 55.1-650
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Judgments of United States courts affecting realty
    § 55.1-651
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Orders in bankruptcy
    § 55.1-652
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certificates of commencement of case in bankruptcy
  • Article 7. Uniform Federal Lien Registration ActRead all
  • § 55.1-653
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Where notices and certificates affecting liens to be filed
    § 55.1-654
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certification of notices and certificates
    § 55.1-655
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Duties of filing officers
    § 55.1-656
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Fees of filing officers other than clerk of State Corporation Commission
    § 55.1-657
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Fees of clerk of State Corporation Commission
    § 55.1-658
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Construction of article
    § 55.1-659
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Certificates and notices affecting liens filed on or before July 1, 1970
    § 55.1-660
    (Effective October 1, 2019) No action to be brought against the State Corporation Commission or its staff
  • Article 8. Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording ActRead all
  • § 55.1-661
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Definitions
    § 55.1-662
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Validity of electronically filed and recorded land records
    § 55.1-663
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Recording of electronic documents among the land records
    § 55.1-664
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Uniform standards
    § 55.1-665
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Uniformity of application and construction
    § 55.1-666
    (Effective October 1, 2019) Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act