Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Additional Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to Recording of Documents
Chapter 6. Recorder
Article 3. Documents to Be Recorded*
27287. Instruments subject to requirement of acknowledgment of execution, etc., before recordation. Unless it belongs to the class provided for in either Sections 27282 to 27286, inclusive, or Section 1202 or 1203, of the Civil Code, or is a fictitious mortgage or deed of trust as provided in Section 2952 or 2963 of the Civil Code, or is a fictitious oil and gas lease as provided in Section 1219 of the Civil Code, or is a claim of lien under Section 8416 of the Civil Code, or a notice of completion under Section 8182 or 9204 of the Civil Code, before an instrument can be recorded its execution shall be acknowledged by the person executing it, or if executed by a corporation, by its president or secretary or other person executing it on behalf of the corporation, or, except for any quitclaim deed or grant deed other than a trustee's deed or a deed of reconveyance, mortgage, deed of trust, or security agreement, proved by subscribing witness or as provided in Sections 1198 and 1199 of the Civil Code, and the acknowledgment or proof certified as prescribed by law.
History.—Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 697 (SB 189), operative July 1, 2012.
* Article 3 was added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424, in effect September 19, 1947.