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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_52 > GS_52-9

§52‑9.  Effect of absolute divorce decree on certificate failing to complywith § 52‑6.

Whenever it appears that,since the execution of a contract between a husband and wife in which thecertificate of acknowledgment thereof fails to comply with the requirements ofG.S. 52‑6, a valid decree of absolute divorce between said husband andwife has been rendered, no action shall be maintained by her or anyone claimingunder her for the recovery of the possession of, or to establish title to anyinterest in any property described in such contract unless such action iscommenced within seven years after such decree of absolute divorce has becomefinal or unless such action is commenced before January 1, 1978, whichever dateis earlier. (1957, c. 1260; 1965, c. 878, s. 1; 1977, c. 375, s.14.)