Signatures must be original; names must be typed or printed beneath all signatures. MCLA 565.201 Sec. 1 (a)(c)


(2) No discrepancy shall exist between names printed in notary acknowledgement and as printed beneath signatures. MCLA 565.201 Sec. 1(b)  
(3) All written instruments conveying or mortgaging real estate or any interest in real estate executed and offered for record before April 6, 2017 must state whether any male grantors, mortgagors, or other parties executing the intrument are married or single, and the register of deeds of the county in which the intrument is offered for record shall refuse to receive the intrument for record unless it conforms to this act. MCLA 565.221  
(4) The address of grantees in each deed of conveyance or assignment of real estate shall contain the street number address or post office address. MCLA 565.201 Sec. 1(d)  
(5) The name and address of the person who drafted the document must appear on documents executed in Michigan. MCLA 565.201a  
(6) Documents purporting to convey or encumber real estate executed in Michigan require an acknowledgement by a judge, clerk of a court of record or a notary public within this state. MCLA 565.8 form: MCLA 565.265;565.267  
(7) A certified copy of a death certificate or proof of death must be recorded or have been recorded and referenced by Liber and Page on said document when "survivor" is indicated on the document. MCLA 565.48  
(8) Court orders must be certified and sealed by the clerk of the court. MCLA 565.401, 565.411  
(9) The document must be: Legible, black ink, type size 10 point, white 20lb paper, with a blank margin of 2 ½" at the top of the first page and ½" on all other margins. First page must also have a single statement identifying the recordable event that the instrument evidences. Paper size must be minimally 8 ½ " x 11" and not larger than 8 ½" x 14. MCLA 565.201 Sec. 3, Sec. 1(f)  
(10) Total vale of real property must be stated on the face of the document or real estate valuation affidavit must be attached. MCLA 207.504, 207.525  
(11) Transfer tax shall be collected on the total value of the land being transferred unless exempt from either or both acts; the exemption(s) must be stated on the instrument. MCLA 207.502, 207.511, MCLA 207.526, 207.533  
(12) Dates are missing in acknowledgement. MCLA 565.151, 565.154, 565.267  
(13) Fees due upon recording. MCLA 600.2567, 600.2567(a), 211.135  
(14) Unless state or federal law, rule, regulation, or court order or rule requires that all or more than 4 sequential digits of the social security number appear in the instrument, the first 5 digits of any social security number appearing in or on the instrument are obscured or removed: MCLA 565.201 Sec. 1 (g)  
(15) Certificate of trust recording requirements.MCLA 565.432, 565.433