Cherokee County Gift Deed Forms (Alabama)

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Gift Deed

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Alabama

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Cherokee County

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Included Forms

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

Gift Deed Form

Gift Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/31/2024

Gift Deed Guide

Gift Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/23/2024

Completed Example of the Gift Deed Document

Completed Example of the Gift Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/28/2024

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by or Cherokee 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.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Cherokee County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Cherokee County Gift 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.

Can the Gift 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 Cherokee County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Cherokee County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Cherokee County?

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

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.

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.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

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

Areas Covered by These Gift Deed Forms:

  • Cherokee County

Including:

  • Cedar Bluff
  • Centre
  • Gaylesville
  • Leesburg
  • Spring Garden

What is the Alabama Gift Deed

Gift deeds convey title to real property from one party to another with no exchange of consideration, monetary or otherwise. Often used to transfer property between family members or to gift property as a charitable act or donation, these conveyances occur during the grantor's lifetime. It is important that a gift deed contain language that explicitly states that no consideration is expected or required. Ambiguous language, or references to any type of consideration, can make the gift deed contestable in court.

A lawful gift deed includes the grantor's full name and marital status, as well as the grantee's full name, marital status, vesting, and mailing address. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. Generally, real property is owned in either sole ownership or in co-ownership. For Alabama residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are joint tenancy and tenancy in common. The primary characteristic of joint tenancy is the right of survivorship. In Alabama, the right of survivorship is not presumed and must be specified in the form of the deed (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-7).

As with any conveyance of realty, a gift deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. In Alabama, if the legal description references a plat, the plat should be attached to the deed, or the deed should describe the plat book and office in which it can be found (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-74). Recite the source of title to establish a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property. The document must be signed and acknowledged by the grantor in the presence of two credible witnesses, one of which can be the notary (Ala. Code 1975, 35-4-65). Record the completed deed, along with any additional materials, in the probate office of the county where the property is located. Contact the same office to verify accepted forms of payment.

Consult an attorney licensed in the State of Alabama with questions regarding transfers of real property in the state.

(Alabama Gift Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Cherokee County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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Viviana Hansen M.

March 3rd, 2024

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February 28th, 2024

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February 27th, 2024

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June 17th, 2023

I got exactly what I paid for. No fraudulent transaction on my card. I like that. This is an excellent service. Straight and to the point help. That e-recording process looks like a winner. When I get my forms filled out I might use that.

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Charlotte B.

August 2nd, 2021

I was very impressed with this service. It's a very important tool to be able to get the documents filed properly.

I was not able to understand how to fill in the blanks on line.

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Preston P.

January 12th, 2023

Filled my need for the documents needed. thank you, I am sure I will return soon.

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Julie K.

September 4th, 2023

The process for obtaining document itself was easy, and the included guide and example are great! \r\nI do have an issue with the format itself, though. The form has pre-defined text boxes, which cannot be altered without partially rebuilding the entire document. For the \'property description\' field on the Mineral Deed form, the text box is not large enough for the rather lengthy legal description entered on my original plat.\r\nFortunately, I have a copy of Adobe Pro, so I have been able to re-build the doc to accommodate this short-coming.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our legal form. We're pleased to hear that you found the process for obtaining the document and the included guide beneficial.

We understand and appreciate your concern regarding the formatting and size limitations of certain fields, especially the 'property description' field. Our forms are designed to adhere to specific formatting requirements that are often mandated for legal compliance. Making direct alterations to the document can result in them becoming non-conforming, which is why we advise customers to use an exhibit page when their legal description is extensive or does not fit.

Edward L.

March 6th, 2019

Excellent web site with just the right documents. Filled a very important need in less tha 2 minutes time.

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October 6th, 2021

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August 24th, 2020

Thank you for the thorough assortment of forms!

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May 2nd, 2022

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November 3rd, 2021

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Marlene S.

May 22nd, 2019

This service seems simple and reasonably priced. The deed I requested was not available, and they let me know immediately and refunded the fee. I would try to use this service again, if I had need.

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Don M.

February 17th, 2023

The process was easy going. The process is one thing, the results another. I have attempting to resolve this matter, of claiming sole ownership of the property for several YEARS. I lost my Bride of 65 years in 2015. A lawyer I hired failed in his attempt, so I'm waiting to see the actual results.
I also have two parcels in New Mexico under the same situation, so if this is successful, I'll gladly be back. Thank You so very much. Don Martin

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Sheryl L.

December 1st, 2021

EZ to use program....was able to print all forms ordered. I expect to go back to to use recording ability. Instructions are easily followed...would be nice to have confirmation included but they are available to purchase. Hope for successful recording of TOD affidavit. Pretty good value...attorney quoted well over the price I paid for package.

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