Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 381
Title Insurance Law
Section 381.026

August 28, 2014


Recording of deeds and security instruments.

381.026. 1. The settlement agent shall present for recording all deeds and security instruments for real estate closings handled by it within five business days after completion of all conditions precedent thereto unless otherwise instructed by all of the parties to the transaction.

2. Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to prohibit the recording of documents prior to the time funds are available for disbursement with respect to a transaction in which a title insurer, title agency, or title agent not affiliated with a title agency is the settlement agent, provided all parties to whom payment will become due upon such recording consent thereto in writing.

(L. 2007 S.B. 66)

Effective 1-01-08


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