Indiana Code Title 32. Property § 32-17-1-2

Sec. 2 . (a) A conveyance of land that is:

(1) worded in substance as “A.B. conveys and warrants to C.D.” (insert a description of the premises) “for the sum of” (insert the consideration);  and

(2) dated and signed, sealed, and acknowledged by the grantor;

is a conveyance in fee simple to the grantee and the grantee's heirs and assigns with a covenant as described in subsection (b).

(b) A conveyance in fee simple under subsection (a) includes a covenant from the grantor for the grantor and the grantor's heirs and personal representatives that the grantor:

(1) is lawfully seized of the premises;

(2) has good right to convey the premises;

(3) guarantees the quiet possession of the premises;

(4) guarantees that the premises are free from all encumbrances;  and

(5) will warrant and defend the title to the premises against all lawful claims.


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