Houston County Correction Quitclaim Deed Form (Alabama)

All Houston County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Correction Quitclaim Deed Form

Houston County Correction Quitclaim Deed Form

Fill in the blank Correction Quitclaim Deed form formatted to comply with all Alabama recording and content requirements.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 3/27/2024

Correction Quitclaim Deed Guide

Houston County Correction Quitclaim Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Correction Quitclaim Deed form.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 1/5/2024

Completed Example of the Correction Quitclaim Deed Document

Houston County Completed Example of the Correction Quitclaim Deed Document

Example of a properly completed Alabama Correction Quitclaim Deed document for reference.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 5/27/2024

When using these Correction Quitclaim Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Houston County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Probate Office: Recording

462 N Oates St, 2nd floor / PO Box 6404, Dothan, Alabama 36303 / 36302

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (334) 677-4723

Local jurisdictions located in Houston County include:

  • Ashford
  • Columbia
  • Cottonwood
  • Cowarts
  • Dothan
  • Gordon
  • Pansey
  • Webb

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Houston County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Houston County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Houston County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Houston County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Correction Quitclaim Deed forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Houston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Houston County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Alabama or Houston County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Houston County Correction Quitclaim Deed forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Corrective Quitclaim Deeds in Alabama

What happens when there is an error in your deed? What can you do to fix it? One option may be filing a corrective deed.

A corrective deed is an instrument used to correct a small error in a deed that has been recorded at an earlier date. Note that corrective deeds cannot change the nature of the transfer, so make sure to use the same type of document. For example, to correct a recorded quitclaim deed, use a corrective quitclaim deed.

Corrections can only be made to non-material errors, causing no actual change in the substance, or facts, of the deed. Common minor errors include misspelled names or missing information, such as marital status, or a mistake transcribing courses and distances in the legal description of the property. Material changes to the substance of the deed have a legal effect in how property is titled, and therefore require a new deed.

On the corrective deed, give the recording information from the previously filed document, then identify which section contains the error. Provide the correct details in the body of the deed. The corrective deed states the nature of the error and recites the date and recording information of the erroneous deed.

The deed must meet the state and local formatting standards as for recorded documents, and must also be acknowledged before any of the officers listed in (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-24). For the corrective deed to be valid, all parties who signed the prior deed must sign the corrective deed in the presence of a notarial official. The execution of a deed must be attested by at least one witness in Alabama (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-20). If the grantor is married, Alabama requires that both spouses sign the deed (Ala. Code 1975, 6-10-3).

Most transfers of real property are subject to a privilege or license tax, but re-recording corrected deeds is exempt under Ala. Code 1975, 40-22-1, so there is no need for a Real Estate Sales Validation Form (Form RT-1).

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. Contact a lawyer with questions about corrective quitclaim deeds or any other issues related to transferring real property in Alabama.

(Alabama Correction Quitclaim Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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