Texas Property Code - PROP § 11.003. Grantee's Address

(a) An instrument executed after December 31, 1981, conveying an interest in real property may not be recorded unless:

(1) a mailing address of each grantee appears in the instrument or in a separate writing signed by the grantor or grantee and attached to the instrument;  or

(2) a penalty filing fee equal to the greater of $25 or twice the statutory recording fee for the instrument is paid.

(b) The validity of a conveyance as between the parties is not affected by a failure to include an address of each grantee in the instrument or an attached writing.

(c) Payment of a filing fee and acceptance of the instrument by the county clerk for recording creates a conclusive presumption that the requirements of this section have been met.


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