REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS (Chapters 183 through 210)
TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY
DOWER AND CURTESY
Notice of claim; effect of recording
[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 6. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]
Section 16. After the expiration of a period of ten years from the recording of any conveyance no spouse of any party making the conveyance shall make any claim to dower in the land conveyed unless within such period the spouse has recorded in the registry of deeds for the county or district where the land lies a notice identifying the conveyance and the place in the public records of its recording and stating that dower may be claimed in the land thereby conveyed. A reference to such notice shall be noted on the margin of the record of the conveyance.
[ Chapter 190 effective until March 31, 2012. Repealed by 2008, 521, Sec. 7. See 2008, 521, Sec. 44 as amended by 2010, 409, Sec. 23 and 2011, 224.]