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Alabama - Clay County Quit Claim Deed Forms

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Form Package
Quit Claim Deed
State
Alabama
Area
Clay County
Price
$27.97
Delivery
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Included Forms

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


Clay County Quit Claim Deed Form Page 1

Quit Claim Deed Form - Clay County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 7/28/2022

Clay County Quit Claim Deed Guide Page 1

Quit Claim Deed Guide - Clay County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 4/21/2022

Clay County Completed Example of the Quit Claim Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Quit Claim Deed Document - Clay County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 7/12/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following Alabama and Clay County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


RT-1 Form (Alabama Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Individual (Alabama Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Representative (Alabama Document)


Homestead Information (Alabama Document)


State and County Homestead Chart (Alabama Document)


Non-Resident Form NR-AF1 (Alabama Document)


Non-Resident Form NR-AF2 (Alabama Document)


Non-Resident Form NR-AF3 (Alabama Document)


Non-Resident Form WNR (Alabama Document)


Non-Resident Form WNR-V (Alabama Document)


Principal Residence Exemptions from Property Tax (Alabama Document)


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 Alabama or Clay 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 Clay 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 Clay County Quit Claim 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 Quit Claim 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 Clay County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Clay County.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Clay County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Clay 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 Quit Claim Deed Forms:

  • Clay County

Including:

  • Ashland
  • Cragford
  • Delta
  • Hollins
  • Lineville
  • Millerville

What is the Alabama Quit Claim Deed?

For a quit claim deed form to be valid in Alabama, it must meet specific statutory requirements.

Content:
The conveyance must be in writing on paper or parchment, and signed or marked by the grantor or an authorized agent and must also include the name, address, and marital status of the grantor (Ala. Code 35-4-20 et al). If the grantor is married, but the property is only owned by the spouse transferring ownership, the grantor's signature alone is sufficient for a legal conveyance. However, both spouses must sign the document if the land conveyed includes designated homestead property, regardless of the other spouse's ownership status. Non-homestead transfers require a recital stating that the property conveyed is not the grantor's homestead. In addition, deeds must contain a complete legal description of the property; a reference to prior recording if available; the grantee's name, address, and vesting information; a statement identifying the name and address of the individual who prepared the deed (Ala. Code 35-4-110, 113); and a witness statement or acknowledgement by a notary or other individual authorized to take oaths. If the grantor can write, the acknowledgement is sufficient, but if the grantor cannot write, an additional witness is required.

NOTE: because Alabama quitclaim deeds offer no warranty of title, the warranty clause section of the deed should not include the words "grant," "bargain," or "sell," because they contain implied warranties (Ala. Code 35-4-271). Instead, it should read "quit claim and convey," "remise, release and quit claim," or other such language that clearly shows the grantor's intent to convey his or her interest in the real property, but nothing more.

Recording:
By law, any document conveying ownership in real property must be recorded with the probate judge in the county wherein the land is situated (Ala. Code 35-4-50). Recording is important because it enters the transaction into the public record, which provides formal notice of the change of title, protects the most recent owner, and preserves the clear chain of title. If a conflict about ownership of property arises, a later owner who recorded a conveyance will triumph over an earlier owner with an unrecorded document. Moreover, a clear chain of title makes it easier to re-convey the property at a later time.

The statutes specifically state that there is no requirement to recite the actual consideration paid in the text of the deed (Ala. Code 35-4-34). However, as of August 1, 2012, Alabama enacted Ala. Act 2012-494. This requires disclosure of the actual purchase price of the property or the actual value of the transfer, using the Real Estate Sales Validation Form, in accordance with Ala. Code 40-22-1. No deed may be recorded without submitting the form and paying the associated tax.

Be aware that counties often require unique formatting, additional information, tax forms, or other documents before the quit claim deed may qualify for recording.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Clay 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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