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1993 Clerk Advice files



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Criminal – Fines – fine for traffic violation is not a debt that can be discharged in bankruptcy

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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – refund of recordation tax should be granted if mortgage or deed of trust voided during a statutory rescission period
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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – deeds into a partnership are taxable and there is no implied "estate planning" exemption
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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – assignment of lessee's interest in lease is a deed which must state the consideration payable therefor
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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – exemption for a transfer between spouses or former spouses in accordance with a property settlement or divorce decree is applicable to a deed of one spouse's interest in the property that is executed by a court-appointed trustee
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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – deed in lieu of foreclosure normally taxed on the amount of debt forgiven, but if mortgagor is insolvent or not personally liable for debt, then taxed on the lesser of the debt forgiven or the fair market value of the property
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Land Records – Recordability – "federal common law lien and writ of attachment" is not recordable
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Land Records – Recordation & Transfer Taxes – "covenant to stand seised (or seized)" is a taxable transfer of beneficial ownership

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Records – obsolete charter records may not be transferred or destroyed if certificates of conveyance of real property were filed there instead of in the Land Records

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