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Crawford County, Missouri

Recording requirements

 

FOR THE STATE OF MISSOURI

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2002

 

PAPER: 8 ½ X 11’’ SIZE

 WHITE OR LIGHT-COLOR, 20# WEIGHT WITHOUT WATERMARKS OR OTHER VISIBLE INCLUSIONS

 ONE OR MORE PAGES, PRINTED ON ONE SIDE ONLY (NOT CONTINUOUS FORMS)

 

MARGINS:  FIRST PAGE: 3 INCHES OF VERTICAL SPACE FROM LEFT TO RIGHT ACROSS TOP OF PAGE FOR  RECORDERS USE MINUMUM ¾’’ MARGINS ON LEFT, RIGHT AND BOTTOM OF  PAGE

OTHER PAGES:  MINIMUM ¾’’ MARGINS ON LEFT, RIGHT, TOP AND BOTTOM OF PAGE

 

PRINT:  MINIMUM OF EIGHT (8) POINT TYPE ( PRINTER TYPE-NOT COMPUTER FONT SIZE)

 

ATTACHMENTS:  NO ATTACHMENTS STAPLED OR OTHERWIDE AFFIXED TO ANY PAGE EXCEPT AS NECESSARY TO COMPLY  WITH STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS (FIRMLY ATTACHED LABEL WITH BAR CODE OR RETURN ADDRESS IS ACCEPTABLE.  “ATTACHMENT’’ DOES NOT REFER TO AN EXHIBIT, BUT ADDITIONS TO A DOCUMENT PAGE)

 

BINDING:  NO PERMANENT BINDING (STAPLE FOR PRESENTATION FOR RECORDING ACCEPTABLE)

 

LEGIBILITY:  DOCUMENT MUST BE SUFFICIENTLY LEGIBLE TO PRODUCE A CLEAR AND LEGIBLE REPRODUCTION FROM RECORD.  ILLEGIBLE DOCUMENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN EXACT TYPEWRITTEN/PRINTED COPY OF  ACCEPTABLE PRINT SIZE, COLOR, CLARITY AND CONTRAST TO BE RECORDED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY AS ADDITIONAL PAGES OF THE DOCUMENT.

 

SIGNATURES:  ALL SIGNATURES SHALL BE IN BLACK OR DARK INK.  CAPABLE OF LEGIBLE REPRODUCTION AND SHALL HAVE THE CORRESPONDING NAME TYPED, PRINTED OR STAMPED UNDERNEATH THE SIGNATURE.

 

FIRST PAGE INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS:

EVERY DOCUMENT CONTAINING ANY OF THE ITEMS LISTED IN THIS SUBSECTION THAT IS PRESENTED FOR RECORDATION EXCEPT PLATS AND SURVEYS, SHALL HAVE SUCH INFORMATION ON THE FIRST PAGE BELOW THE THREE INCH HORIZONTAL TOP MARGIN:

· TITLE OF THE DOCUMENT (INSTRUMENT TYPE)

· DATE OF THE DOCUMENT

· GRANTORS NAMES (IT IS THE FILER’S/PREPARER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO DESIGNATE WITH THE WORD “GRANTOR”)

· GRANTEES NAMES (IT IS THE FILER’S/PREPARER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO DESIGNATE WITH THE WORD  “GRANTEE”

· ANY STATUTORILY REQUIRED ADDRESSES (I.E “GRANTEE’S MAILING ADDRESS”)

· THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY AFFECTED (PROPERTY ADDRESS IS NOT ACCEPTED AS LEGAL DESCRIPTION)

· REFERENCE BOOK AND PAGE NUMBERS FOR STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS, IF APPLICABLE

 

IF THERE IS NOT SUFFICIENT ROOM ON THE FIRST PAGE FOR ALL OF THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THIS SUBSECTION, THE PAGE REFERENCE WITHIN THE DOCUMENT WHERE THE INFORMATION IS SET OUT SHALL BE STATED ON THE FIRST PAGE.

 

DOCUMENTS WHICH DO NOT MEET REQUIREMENTS:  FROM JANUARY 1, 2002, DOCUMENTS WHICH DO NOT MEET THE REQUIRED STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THIS SECTION MAY BE RECORDED FOR A FEE OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS OVER AND ABOVE THE STATUTORY RECORDING FEES.

 

DOCUMENTS EXEMPTED FROM THE NON-STANDARD FEE:

· DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE SIGNED PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2002

· MILITARY SEPARATION PAPERS

· DOCUMENTS EXECUTED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

· CERTIFIED COPIES OF DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES

· ANY DOCUMENT WHERE ONE OF  THE ORIGINAL PARTIES IS DECEASED OR OTHERWISE INCAPACITATED

· JUDGEMENTS OR OTHER DOCUMENTS FORMATTED TO MEET COURT REQUIREMENTS

· UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE FILINGS SUBMITTED ON MISSOURI ACCEPTED FORMS AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH RA9  EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001

 

RE-RECORDED DOCUMENTS:  ALL DOCUMENTS PRESENTED FOR RE-RECORDING MUST MEET ALL OF  THE ABOVE LISTED STANDARD REQUIREMENTS (INCLUDING MARGINS, LEGIBILITY, AND FIRST PAGE INFORMATION) AS IF BEING PRESENTED AS A NEW DOCUMENT.

 

 

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