The Fund Concept

Essential monthly newsletter for real estate attorneys in Florida

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Florida Legislature Creates New Procedures For Correcting Obvious Errors in Legal Descriptions In Recorded Deeds

By Michael E. Mirrington, Fund Sr. Underwriting Counsel

On Jun. 18, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis approved Senate Bill 886 (SB 886), previously passed by both houses of the Legislature. The approved bill was then assigned Session Law Number 2020-33. Effective Jul. 1, 2020, SB 886 creates Sec. 689.041, F.S., to provide a new alternative process for correcting certain singular scrivener’s errors in legal descriptions contained in recorded deeds. The primary mechanism for such correction involves the execution and recording of...

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Post Date: 08/01/2020