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Recorder Offices in Sumter County

Sumter County Probate Office Sumter County Courthouse Annex
115 Marshall Street, Livingston, Alabama 35470
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (205) 652-7281
Sumter County Probate Office Sumter County Courthouse Annex  115 Marshall Street, Livingston, Alabama, 35470

 
 
 
Sumter County Recorder of Deeds
Sumter County Recorder Information
The recorder in Sumter County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
$7.00 first page
$3.00 each additional page

No charge for two (2) indexed names (grantor and grantee)
$1.00 for each additional name.

Deed tax: $1.00 per $1000.00 of property value

Call the probate office at (205)652-7281 with questions.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Instrument prepared by: Instrument must show the name and address of the preparer. This can be done in the following format: ‘This instrument prepared by NAME and ADDRESS.’

• The marital status of grantors or mortgagors is required to be given on all real property documents.

• The complete name and address of the grantee is required to be given on documents.

• A complete legal description of the real property, including plat book or the section, township, and range should be given. Any instrument attempting to transfer any interest in land will not be recorded if the instrument describes the land by reference to a plat but does not have the plat attached to the instrument or if the instrument does not describe the plat book or office in which it is located.

• Documents containing multiple pages should not be stapled.

• Originals or certified copies can be submitted.

• All documents of conveyance need to be in writing, attested by two witnesses, and signed by the contracting party or his agent. If he is unable to sign his name, it may be written for him with the words ‘his mark’ written next to his name.
 
E-Recording
We may be able to e-record your deed documents in Sumter County, Click Here for more information.
Forms
Sumter County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

RT-1
Non-Resident Withholding Forms
 
 
 
Information
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