Alaska Statutes.
Title 34. Property
Chapter 20. Mortgages and Trust Deeds
Section 140. Recording Memorandum Extending Lien.
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AS 34.20.140. Recording Memorandum Extending Lien.

Where the payment of an existing contract (a bill of exchange, promissory note, bond, or other evidence of indebtedness) is secured by an instrument creating a lien upon real estate, payment on the contract does not extend the lien beyond its original or extended period as against subsequent purchasers, optionees, mortgagees, creditors, or persons acquiring a lien upon the real estate, unless

(1) a memorandum of the payment is recorded in the office of the recording district where the property is located;

(2) the memorandum is recorded before the end of the statutory time for bringing an action upon the existing contract and extensions as exhibited by the terms of the recorded instrument; and

(3) the memorandum is signed and acknowledged by the owner or the representative of the owner of the existing contract of indebtedness.

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