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The DC Code: § 42-406 First recorded deed preferred.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

When 2 or more deeds of the same property are made to bona fide purchasers for value without notice, the deed or deeds which are first recorded according to law shall be preferred.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-802. 1973 Ed., § 45-502. DC CODE § 42-406 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1268, ch. 854, § 500.)