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Code of Virginia
Title 55. Property and Conveyances

Chapter 6. Recordation of DocumentsRead Chapter

  • Article 1. In GeneralRead all
  • § 55-106
    When and where writings admitted to record
    § 55-106.1
    Recording and indexing of certain documents showing changes of names
    § 55-106.2
    Presumption that writings admitted to record are in proper form
    § 55-106.3
    § 55-106.4
    Deed of real estate investment trust
    § 55-106.5
    When clerk may refuse document to be recorded
    § 55-107
    Power of attorney, where recorded
    § 55-108
    Standards for writings to be docketed or recorded
    § 55-109
    When original of writing once recorded is lost, how copy admitted to record elsewhere
    § 55-109.1
    Certifications of recordation upon counterparts of certain instruments and subsequent recordation in other cities and counties
    § 55-109.2
    Correcting errors in deeds, deeds of trust, and mortgages; affidavit
    § 55-110
    Recordation of copy of lost deed previously recorded in what is now West Virginia
    § 55-111
    § 55-112
    Continuing in force acts establishing Torrens system
  • Article 2. Acknowledgments GenerallyRead all
  • § 55-113
    Acknowledgment within the United States or its dependencies
    § 55-114
    Acknowledgments outside of the United States and its dependencies
    § 55-114.1
    Acknowledgments by persons subject to Uniform Code of Military Justice; validation of certain acknowledgments
    § 55-115
    Acknowledgments taken before commissioned officers in military service
    § 55-116
  • Article 2.1. Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments ActRead all
  • § 55-118.1
    "Notarial acts" defined; who may perform notarial acts outside Commonwealth for use in Commonwealth
    § 55-118.2
    Proof of authority of person performing notarial act
    § 55-118.3
    What person taking acknowledgment shall certify
    § 55-118.4
    When form of certificate of acknowledgment accepted
    § 55-118.5
    Meaning of "acknowledged before me."
    § 55-118.6
    Statutory short forms of acknowledgment
    § 55-118.7
    Application of article; article cumulative
    § 55-118.8
    Uniform interpretation
    § 55-118.9
    Short title
  • Article 3. Deeds and Acknowledgments of CorporationsRead all
  • § 55-119
    Deeds of corporations; how to be executed and acknowledged
    § 55-120
    Acknowledgments on behalf of corporations and others
    § 55-121
    Corporate acknowledgment taken before officer or stockholder
  • Article 4. Validating Certain Acts, Deeds and AcknowledgmentsRead all
  • § 55-122
    Acts of notaries public, etc., who have held certain other offices
    § 55-123
    Validation of acknowledgments when seal not affixed
    § 55-124
    Acknowledgment taken by trustee in deed of trust
    § 55-125
    Acknowledgment taken by trustee in deed of trust; later date
    § 55-125.1
    Certain acknowledgments taken and certified before July 1, 1995
    § 55-126
    Acknowledgments taken by certain justices of the peace, mayors, etc.
    § 55-127
    Acknowledgments taken by officers after expiration of terms
    § 55-128
    Acknowledgments taken by notaries in service during World War I
    § 55-129
    Acknowledgments before foreign officials who failed to affix seals
    § 55-130
    Acknowledgments taken by notaries in foreign countries
    § 55-131
    Acknowledgments taken by officer who was husband or wife of grantee
    § 55-132
    Acknowledgment when notary certifies erroneously as to expiration of commission
    § 55-132.1
    Acknowledgments before officer of city or county consolidating, etc., prior to expiration date of commission
    § 55-133
    Acknowledgments taken before notary whose commission has expired
    § 55-134
    Acknowledgments taken before notary whose commission has expired; later date; intervening vested rights saved
    § 55-134.1
    Acknowledgments taken before notary who was appointed but failed to qualify; vested rights saved
    § 55-134.2
    Acknowledgments taken before a notary at large who failed to cite the jurisdiction in which the acknowledgment was taken; vested rights saved
    § 55-135
    Deeds defectively executed by corporation
    § 55-136
    Deeds to which corporate seal not affixed or not attested
    § 55-137
    Acknowledgments of corporations taken by officers or stockholders
    § 55-137.1
    Recordation certificate not signed by clerk
    § 55-137.2
    Same; when clerk has died
  • Article 6. Uniform Federal Lien Registration ActRead all
  • § 55-142.1
    Where notices and certificates affecting liens to be filed
    § 55-142.2
    Certification of notices and certificates
    § 55-142.3
    Duties of filing officers
    § 55-142.4
    Fees of filing officers other than clerk of State Corporation Commission
    § 55-142.5
    Fees of clerk of State Corporation Commission
    § 55-142.6
    Construction of article
    § 55-142.7
    Short title
    § 55-142.8
    Certificates and notices affecting liens filed on or before July 1, 1970
    § 55-142.9
    No action to be brought against State Corporation Commission or its staff