Utah Code § 57-1-5.1 - Termination of an interest in real estate - Affidavit

Cite as:Utah Code § 57-1-5.1
Currency:Current through the 2020 Sixth Special Session
 
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(1) Joint tenancy, tenancy by the entirety, life estate, or determinable or conditional interest in real estate may be terminated by an affidavit that:

(a) meets the requirements of Subsection (2); and

(b) is recorded in the office of the recorder of the county in which the affected property is located.

(2) Each affidavit required by Subsection (1) shall:

(a) cite the interest that is being terminated;

(b) contain a legal description of the real property that is affected;

(c) reference the entry number and the book and page of the instrument creating the interest to be terminated; and

(d) if the termination is the result of a death, have attached as an exhibit, a copy of the death certificate or other document issued by a governmental agency as described in Section 75-1-107 certifying the death.

(3) The affidavit required by Subsection (1) may be in substantially the following form:

"Affidavit

State of Utah )

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County of ___________)

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