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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 694
CERTAIN CONVEYANCES MADE VALID
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F.S. 694.12
694.12 Validation of instruments in which name of corporation is incorrectly set out.All deeds of conveyance, bills of sale, mortgages, or other transfers of real or personal property within the limits of this state, heretofore made and received bona fide and upon good consideration by any corporation, or to any corporation, in which the name of said corporation shall be incorrectly set out in such deed, bill of sale, mortgage or other instrument by omitting a word from the corporate name, or by adding a word thereto, or by misspelling any part of the name of said corporation, and the identity of said corporation shall plainly appear from the contents of said instrument, or otherwise, such deed, bill of sale, mortgage or other instrument, shall be taken and deemed valid and effectual as though the name of said corporation were correctly set out in said deed, bill of sale, mortgage or other instrument, and the same shall, notwithstanding such irregularity or defect, be deemed and taken as properly executed.
History.s. 1, ch. 14838, 1931; CGL 1936 Supp. 5673(1); s. 7, ch. 22858, 1945.