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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 39: Conveyances.

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Article 1 - Construction and Sufficiency. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-1 39-1. Fee presumed, though word "heirs" omitted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-1.1 39-1.1. In construing conveyances court shall give effect to intent of the parties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-2 39-2. Vagueness of description not to invalidate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-3 39-3. Repealed by Session Laws 1961, c. 52.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-4 39-4. Conveyances by infant trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-5 39-5. Official deed, when official selling or empowered to sell is not in office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6 39-6. Revocation of deeds of future interests made to persons not in esse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.1 39-6.1. Validation of deeds of revocation of conveyances of future interests to persons not in esse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.2 39-6.2. Creation of interest or estate in personal property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.3 39-6.3. Inter vivos and testamentary conveyances of future interests permitted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.4 39-6.4. Creation of easements, restrictions, and conditions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.5 39-6.5. Elimination of seal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.6 39-6.6. Subordination agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-6.7 39-6.7. Construction of conveyances to or by trusts.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Conveyances by Husband and Wife. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-7 39-7. Instruments affecting married person's title; joinder of spouse; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-7.1 39-7.1. Certain instruments affecting married woman's title not executed by husband validated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-8 39-8. Acknowledgment at different times and places; before different officers; order immaterial.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-9 39-9. Absence of wife's acknowledgment does not affect deed as to husband.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-10 39-10: Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 375, s. 16.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-11 39-11. Certain conveyances not affected by fraud if acknowledgment or privy examination regular.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-12 39-12. Power of attorney of married person.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13 39-13. Spouse need not join in purchase-money mortgage.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.1 39-13.1. Validation of certain deeds, etc., executed by married women without private examination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.2 39-13.2. Married persons under 18 made competent as to certain transactions; certain transactions validated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.3 39-13.3. Conveyances between husband and wife.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.4 39-13.4. Conveyances by husband or wife under deed of separation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.5 39-13.5. Creation of tenancy by entirety in partition of real property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.6 39-13.6. Control of real property held in tenancy by the entirety.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-13.7 39-13.7. Tenancy by the entireties trusts in real property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-14 39-14: Repealed by Session Laws 1943, c. 543.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Fraudulent Conveyances. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-15 through 39-23 39-15 through 39-23: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-291, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3A - Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.1 39-23.1. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.2 39-23.2. Insolvency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.3 39-23.3. Value.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.4 39-23.4. Transfer or obligation voidable as to present or future creditor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.5 39-23.5. Transfer or obligation voidable as to present creditor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.6 39-23.6. When transfer is made or obligation is incurred.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.7 39-23.7. Remedies of creditor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.8 39-23.8. Defenses, liability, and protection of transferee or obligee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.9 39-23.9. Extinguishment of claim for relief.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.9A 39-23.9A. Governing law.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.9B 39-23.9B. Application to series organization.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.10 39-23.10. Supplementary provisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.11 39-23.11. Uniformity of application and construction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.11A 39-23.11A. Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-23.12 39-23.12. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Voluntary Organizations and Associations. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-24 39-24, 39-25: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-226, s. 2(a), effective January 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-25 39-24, 39-25: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-226, s. 2(a), effective January 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-26 39-26: Recodified as G.S. 59B-15(a) by Session Laws 2006-226, s. 2(b), effective January 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-27 39-27: Recodified as G.S. 59B-15(b) by Session Laws 2006-226, s. 2(b), effective January 1, 2007.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Sale of Building Lots in North Carolina. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-28 through 39-32 39-28 through 39-32: Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 358.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5A - Control Corners in Real Estate Developments. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-32.1 39-32.1. Requirement of permanent markers as "control corners."[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-32.2 39-32.2. Control corners fixed at time of recording plat or prior to sale.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-32.3 39-32.3. Recordation of plat showing control corners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-32.4 39-32.4. Description of land by reference to control corner; use of control corner to fix distances and boundaries prima facie evidence of correct method.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Power of Appointment. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-33 39-33. Method of release or limitation of power.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-34 39-34. Method prescribed in 39-33 not exclusive.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-35 39-35. Requisites of release or limitation as against creditors and purchasers for value.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-36 39-36. Necessity for actual notice of release or limitation to bind fiduciary.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Uniform Vendor and Purchaser Risk Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-37 39-37. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-38 39-38. Uniformity of interpretation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-39 39-39. Risk of loss.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-40 39-40. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-41 39-41. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-42 39-42. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-43 39-43. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Business Trusts. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-44 39-44. Definition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-45 39-45. Authority to acquire and hold real estate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-46 39-46. Title vested; conveyance; probate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-47 39-47. Prior deeds validated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-48 39-48. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-49 39-49. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Disclosure. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-50 39-50. Death, illness, or conviction of certain crimes not a material fact.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-51 through 39-59 39-51 through 39-59: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Real Property Tax Proration. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 39-60 39-60. Property tax proration on sale of real property.[HTML] [RTF]