Recording requirements

H.E.A. 1056, P.L. 2 Effective: February 18, 2021 Amends the requirements for instruments and conveyances to be recorded. Adds instances in which an instrument is considered validly recorded for purposes of providing constructive notice. Read the bill at: … [Read more...]

Probate and property matters

H.E.A. 1255, P.L. 185 Effective: April 29, 2021 Wills Provides that a testator may execute a will in two or more counterparts and specifies certain requirements for a will executed in two or more counterparts. Provides that a self-proving clause may be … [Read more...]

Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 188 on revised uniform unclaimed property act sponsored by Rep. J. Young.  Sen. Koch presented the bill which repeals the unclaimed property act and replaces it with the revised unclaimed property act. On March 16, the following … [Read more...]

Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 188 regarding revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act authored by Sen. Koch and Sen. Randolph.  The bill repeals several provisions related to unclaimed property, including I.C. 32-34-3 on unclaimed money in possession of a court … [Read more...]

Recording requirements

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1056 on recording requirements sponsored by Sen. Linda Brown and Sen. Koch. This bill amends the requirements for instruments and conveyances to be recorded and adds instances in which an instrument is considered validly recorded … [Read more...]

Recording requirements

The House Judiciary Committee, on January 6th, heard HB 1056 authored Rep. Torr regarding recording requirements. Rep. Torr explained that the bill corrects unintended consequences from changes to the requirements for recording instruments made last session. A minor, … [Read more...]

Private property matters

S.E.A. 340, P.L. 80 Effective: July 1, 2020 Requires a conveyance, a mortgage, or an instrument of writing to be recorded to be: (1) acknowledged by the grantor; and (2) proven before certain specified individuals; in certain instances. Requires the summons … [Read more...]