Many states require that a deed be properly acknowledged in order to be constructive (record) notice. If the deed is not constructive notice, a later lien or bankruptcy may have priority over the deed.
Defective Acknowledgment in Deed [mortgage or o
The [deed] [mortgage] [ instrument] recorded ________________________ contains a defective acknowledgment because _________________.
The Company requires:
(a) That the deed be properly re-acknowledged and re-recorded, or
(b) That a new satisfactory deed be executed, properly acknowledged and recorded. The Company may then make additional requirements or exceptions.