ORS § 205.234

Current through legislation effective July 31, 2023
Section 205.234 - Requirements for first page of instruments to be recorded; cover sheet
(1) When an instrument is presented to a county clerk for recording, the first page of the instrument must contain at least:
(a) The names of the transactions as required in ORS 205.236;
(b) The names of the persons described in ORS 205.125(1)(a) and (b) and 205.160;
(c) The person to whom and, for mailing purposes only, the address to which the instrument will be delivered as provided in ORS 205.180;
(d) For instruments that convey or contract to convey fee title to real estate and for memoranda of the instruments, the true and actual consideration paid for the transfer as required by ORS 93.030;
(e) For instruments that convey or contract to convey fee title to real estate, the tax statement information required by ORS 93.260;
(f) For instruments recorded in the County Clerk Lien Record, the information described in ORS 205.125(1)(c) and (e); and
(g) For instruments that assign a mortgage or trust deed, the name and address of the assignee mortgagee or assignee trust deed beneficiary.
(2) Notwithstanding ORS 205.327, if an instrument presented for recording does not contain the information required by subsection (1) of this section, a cover sheet may be prepared that contains the required information. The person that presents the instrument for recording shall prepare the cover sheet. The cover sheet may be attached to the instrument and must be recorded as a part of the instrument. Any errors in the cover sheet do not affect the transactions contained in the instrument. The cover sheet need not be separately signed or acknowledged.

ORS 205.234

Amended by 2012 Ch. 47,§ 4, eff. 3/16/2012.
1991 c.230 §3; 1993 c.321 §4; 2007 c. 345, § 1; 2011 c. 505, § 3