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Alabama Code Title 35. Property § 35-4-62

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(a) Conveyances of real property shall be recorded in the county in which the property is situated.

(b) A deed, mortgage, certificate of judgment, state or federal tax lien, lis pendens, or financing statement filed pursuant to Article 9A (commencing with Section 7-9A-101) of Title 7, conveying or affecting an interest in real property in counties divided into divisions, in counties that maintain more than one courthouse, or in counties that maintain one or more courthouse annexes, may be recorded in either division of the county, in any courthouse located within the county, or in any courthouse annex located within the county when conveyances of real property recorded within the county are electronically stored and indexed so that retrieval of all recordings, after August 1, 2004, may be accomplished from any courthouse or courthouse annex within the county.

Notwithstanding ???4-9-302(3), 4-9-302(4), 4-9-401(1), and 4-9-402 -- 4-9-406:

(1)?If filing is required under the Uniform Commercial Code, subtitle 1 of this title, the proper place to file statements pertaining to a security interest in personal property or fixtures of a transmitting utility is in the office of the Secretary of State;

(2)?When the financing statement covers goods of a transmitting utility which are or are to become fixtures, no description of the real estate concerned is required;

(3)?A security interest in rolling stock of a transmitting utility may be perfected either as provided in ??20(c) of the Interstate Commerce Act or by filing a financing statement pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code as provided in subdivision (1) of this section; ?and

(4)?A financing statement filed pursuant to subdivision (1) of this section shall remain effective until terminated without the need for filing a continuation statement under ??4-9-403.

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