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Temporal Anomalies

are Fatal to a Deed, expensive to Title Companies and Lenders, and can be Fatal to a Law and/or a Notary License.

  • --Deeds get recorded to set priority of liens. The mere filing of a deed does not make it valid as it must be notarized and the notarization & deed must be both legal and possible.
  • --A Title Company risks the entire value of the policy by accepting impossible deeds and may be subject to civil and criminal prosecution.
  • --A Lender risks the entire value of the loan by accepting impossible deeds and may be subject to civil and criminal prosecution.
  • --A Notary risks their license by swearing to impossibly dated deeds and may even be subject to civil and criminal prosecution.
  • --An officer of the court (Attorney) risks their license, sanctions and civil and criminal prosecution by submitting impossibly dated deeds.
  • --A Party risks losing their property if the deed is impossibly dated.

Given those risks, why would any Title Company, Lender, Notary, Lawyer or Party willingly create, accept or file impossible deeds?
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Some Commentary

A facially impossible deed does not exist.
If it does not exist, neither do subsequent deeds for the same property.

How often does this occur? Often enough to make the new money real estate lenders and their title insurers shudder.
And here, we are reviewing almost a million deeds and collecting info to help those who might be damaged by such deeds, be they parties to transactions, attorneys, notaries, lenders or title insurers.
Just take a look at the deed on this page. It is notarized as having been signed on September 26, 2009, but the Grantor, an attorney and referee (both titles are officers of the court), swears that the deed was transferred on October 29, 2009.
You don't have to be a rocket scientist to do the math. The Grantor swears it has already happened in the future by some 33 days.
How can that be?
One can make up excuses all day long, but he fact remains, a notaries signature is the actual FINAL act in a document, it is not a precursor. Anything else may actually be not only impossible, but illegal.

Some numbers...

Most bad deeds by one notary is 4.
Most bad deeds by one attorney is 4.
Most bad deeds by one firm is 12.
LAST UPDATED : February 28, 2017
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An Impossible Deed

A deed notarized some 33 days before the deed is sworn to have been executed. Check it out:

1457 west 5th street brooklyn by eric on Scribd

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