Houston County Correction Warranty Deed Form (Alabama)

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

Correction Warranty Deed

Houston County Correction Warranty Deed

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 5/24/2024

Correction Warranty Deed Guide

Houston County Correction Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Houston County compliant document last validated/updated 10/20/2023

Completed Example of the Correction Warranty Deed Document

Houston County Completed Example of the Correction Warranty Deed Document

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

When using these Correction Warranty 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 Warranty 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 Warranty 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 Warranty Deeds in Alabama

You just bought a new house, have your deed in hand, and you are ready to relax in your new home. But after taking another look at the deed, you notice a mistake in the legal description. Now what?

Alabama law provides for reformation of a deed by judicial intervention under (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-150), but filing a corrective deed might be an option to resolve simple mistakes.

A corrective deed is an instrument used to fix an error in a deed that was recorded at an earlier date. It can only be used to correct non-material errors, causing no actual change in the substance 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. Major changes to the substance of the deed, or details that effect how property is titled require a new deed.

A corrective warranty deed has the same form as the previously recorded warranty deed containing the error and includes all the same information, in addition to correcting the error. The corrective deed states the nature of the error and recites the date and recording information of the erroneous deed.

The deed must 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 appear before an officer authorized by law to take acknowledgements of deeds and sign the deed (Ala. Code 1975, 6-10-3).

Most transfers of real property are subject to a privilege or license tax, but corrective deeds are exempt under Ala. Code 1975, 40-22-1, and do not require 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 warranty deeds or any other issues related to transferring real property in Alabama.

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