§ 695.01 Conveyances and liens to be recorded
§ 695.015 Conveyances by law between governmental agencies, recording
§ 695.02 Blank or master form of instruments may be recorded
§ 695.03 Acknowledgment and proof; validation of certain acknowledgments; legalization or authentication before foreign officials
§ 695.031 Affidavits and acknowledgments by members of armed forces and their spouses
§ 695.032 Provisions not applicable to transactions under chapter 679, Uniform Commercial Code
§ 695.04 Requirements of certificate
§ 695.05 Certain defects cured as to acknowledgments and witnesses
§ 695.06 Certain irregularities as to venue validated
§ 695.07 Use of scrawl as seal
§ 695.08 Prior use of scrawl as seal
§ 695.09 Identity of grantor
§ 695.10 Proof by others
§ 695.11 Instruments deemed to be recorded from time of filing
§ 695.12 Imperfect record
§ 695.13 Want of certificate of record
§ 695.14 Unsigned certificate of record
§ 695.15 Recording conveyances lost by fire
§ 695.16 When mortgage or lien is destroyed
§ 695.17 United States deeds and patents may be recorded
§ 695.18 Indorsement by clerk
§ 695.19 Certified copies of recorded instruments may be recorded
§ 695.20 Unperformed contracts of record
§ 695.22 Daily schedule of deeds and conveyances filed for record to be furnished property appraiser
§ 695.25 Short form of acknowledgment
§ 695.26 Requirements for recording instruments affecting real property
§ 695.27 Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
§ 695.28 Validity of recorded electronic documents

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 695 - Record of Conveyances of Real Estate

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01