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706.001

706.001 Scope and construction.

706.001(1)

(1) Subject to the exclusions in sub. (2), this chapter shall govern every transaction by which any interest in land is created, aliened, mortgaged, assigned or may be otherwise affected in law or in equity.

706.001(2)

(2) Excluded from the operation of this chapter are transactions which an interest in land is affected:

706.001(2)(a)

(a) By act or operation of law; or

706.001(2)(b)

(b) By will; or

706.001(2)(bm)

(bm) By nonprobate transfer on death under s. 705.15; or

706.001(2)(c)

(c) By lease for a term limited to one year or less; or by contract or option to lease for such period which postpones the commencement of the agreed lease to a time not later than 60 days after the date of the contract or option; or by assignment, modification or termination of lease when, at the time such assignment, modification or termination is made, the unexpired term is limited to one year or less, and remains so limited under the lease as modified; except that instruments relating to such excluded transactions, if in recordable form, shall be entitled to record.

706.001(3)

(3) This chapter shall be liberally construed, in cases of conflict or ambiguity, so as to effectuate the intentions of parties who have acted in good faith.

706.001 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 85 ss. 135, 138; 2005 a. 206.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 706 > 706.001

706.001

706.001 Scope and construction.

706.001(1)

(1) Subject to the exclusions in sub. (2), this chapter shall govern every transaction by which any interest in land is created, aliened, mortgaged, assigned or may be otherwise affected in law or in equity.

706.001(2)

(2) Excluded from the operation of this chapter are transactions which an interest in land is affected:

706.001(2)(a)

(a) By act or operation of law; or

706.001(2)(b)

(b) By will; or

706.001(2)(bm)

(bm) By nonprobate transfer on death under s. 705.15; or

706.001(2)(c)

(c) By lease for a term limited to one year or less; or by contract or option to lease for such period which postpones the commencement of the agreed lease to a time not later than 60 days after the date of the contract or option; or by assignment, modification or termination of lease when, at the time such assignment, modification or termination is made, the unexpired term is limited to one year or less, and remains so limited under the lease as modified; except that instruments relating to such excluded transactions, if in recordable form, shall be entitled to record.

706.001(3)

(3) This chapter shall be liberally construed, in cases of conflict or ambiguity, so as to effectuate the intentions of parties who have acted in good faith.

706.001 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 85 ss. 135, 138; 2005 a. 206.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 706 > 706.001

706.001

706.001 Scope and construction.

706.001(1)

(1) Subject to the exclusions in sub. (2), this chapter shall govern every transaction by which any interest in land is created, aliened, mortgaged, assigned or may be otherwise affected in law or in equity.

706.001(2)

(2) Excluded from the operation of this chapter are transactions which an interest in land is affected:

706.001(2)(a)

(a) By act or operation of law; or

706.001(2)(b)

(b) By will; or

706.001(2)(bm)

(bm) By nonprobate transfer on death under s. 705.15; or

706.001(2)(c)

(c) By lease for a term limited to one year or less; or by contract or option to lease for such period which postpones the commencement of the agreed lease to a time not later than 60 days after the date of the contract or option; or by assignment, modification or termination of lease when, at the time such assignment, modification or termination is made, the unexpired term is limited to one year or less, and remains so limited under the lease as modified; except that instruments relating to such excluded transactions, if in recordable form, shall be entitled to record.

706.001(3)

(3) This chapter shall be liberally construed, in cases of conflict or ambiguity, so as to effectuate the intentions of parties who have acted in good faith.

706.001 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 85 ss. 135, 138; 2005 a. 206.

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