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§ 3126. Grantee or lienholder

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 31. Dispositions Independent of Letters; Family Exemption; Probate of Wills and Grant of Letters
Subchapter B. Family Exemption
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3126
§ 3126. Grantee or lienholder
(a) Rights accruing before death; purchase money obligation.--Nothing in Subchapter A of this chapter1 (relating to dispositions independent of letters) and this subchapter shall be construed as impairing any lien existing at death for the purchase money of real estate.
(b) Rights accruing after death.--A decree setting apart a family exemption shall be void as against a subsequent bona fide grantee of, or holder of a lien on, real estate, unless the decree granting the exemption from real estate, or a duplicate original or certified copy thereof, is recorded in the deed book in the office of the recorder of deeds in the county in which the real estate lies, within one year after the death of the decedent, or, if thereafter, then before the recording or entering of the instrument or lien under which such grantee or lienholder claims.


1972, June 30, P.L. 508, No. 164, § 2, eff. July 1, 1972.


20 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 3101, 3102.
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3126, PA ST 20 Pa.C.S.A. § 3126
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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