- October 15, 2003
- All Minnesota Issuing Offices
- Minnesota 2003 Legislative Session Results
- No More Affidavits of Purchaser! Chapter 5.
to Memorialize a Notice of Adverse Claim? Chapter 5. County Now
The language for filing a Notice of Adverse Claim ("NAC") on
- Medical Assistance Liens: Bringing the Dead Back to Life! Chapter 14, S.S.
With the passage of the Omnibus Health and Human Services Bill, the
Department of Human Services has significantly expanded its reach to redefine
asset transfer and recovery. Now the DHS can file a valid medical
assistance lien ("MA lien") on the interests of deceased joint and life tenants
(and that can attach to those interests as held by the surviving parties).
The new improved lien (for those dying after
- Electronic Recording is a Fact. Chapter 1, S.S.
The 50 cents added to the recording fee two years ago (and last year, for
- 60-Day Limit for Government Approvals. Chapter 41.
Under Minnesota Statutes Section 15.99, political subdivisions have been required to approve or deny a written request related to zoning, septic or other governmental approval of an action within 60 days (or the request is otherwise deemed to be approved). Chapter 41 modified the terms of this statute and, among other things, allows an applicant to request an extension of the 60-day time limit in writing.
- Private Examiner of Titles. Chapter 54.
Under Minn. Stat. Sec. 508.12, subd. 1, Examiners of Title
Special Well Construction Area. Chapter 128. Baytown
For sales of
- Good Ideas on the Cutting Room Floor: Purchase Money Mortgage Revision.
The MLTA/MRESA Legislative Committee had proposed an amendment to the purchase money mortgage provision (Minnesota Statutes Section 507.03) to clarify some confusion raised by the case of Newton v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., 646 N.W.2d 888 (Minn.App. 2002). To paraphrase the original proposal in the Senate bill, where any part of a mortgage was used as purchase money, the entire mortgage was to be treated as a purchase money mortgage. The purchase money language was pulled at the last minute before passage; however, it may well be revived for another run in the next legislative session. Stay tuned.
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