Aleutians West Borough Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Form (Alaska)

All Aleutians West Borough specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Form

Aleutians West Borough Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Aleutians West Borough compliant document last validated/updated 4/17/2024

Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Guide

Aleutians West Borough Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Aleutians West Borough compliant document last validated/updated 2/23/2024

Completed Example of the Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Document

Aleutians West Borough Completed Example of the Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Aleutians West Borough compliant document last validated/updated 5/15/2024

When using these Interspousal Transfer Grant Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Aleutians West Borough. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Anchorage Office (for Aleutian Islands District)

550 West 7th Ave, Suite 1200, Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3564

Hours: 8:00 to 3:30 M-F / Research from 7:30

Phone: (907) 269-8872 or 269-8876

Local jurisdictions located in Aleutians West Borough include:

  • Adak
  • Atka
  • Dutch Harbor
  • Nikolski
  • Saint George Island
  • Saint Paul Island
  • Unalaska

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Aleutians West Borough 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 sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

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 Aleutians West Borough using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Aleutians West Borough?

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

Can the Interspousal Transfer Grant 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 Aleutians West Borough that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Aleutians West Borough.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Alaska or Aleutians West Borough. 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 Aleutians West Borough Interspousal Transfer Grant 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.

An interspousal transfer grant deed is a legal document used by a married couple to voluntarily transfer title from one spouse to another. This type of deed can be used in situations where both spouses hold title to real estate and one spouse transfers interest in the property to the other. It can also be used when one spouse holds title to real estate in sole ownership and voluntarily transfers the interest in the property to his or her spouse [1]. A grant deed guarantees that the grantor (seller) has a present interest in the property, and provides evidence of a change of title to the grantee (buyer). It also guarantees that the property is not encumbered by any undisclosed liens or restrictions, which means that there are no legal claims to the title by third parties.

This kind of deed is most commonly used during a divorce, where one spouse is awarded sole ownership of the family home. In divorces, this type of deed can be contractual and made part of the settlement. In some cases, the deed is simply a change in legal title. This often occurs when a couple is interested in refinancing their home, and one spouse has poor credit. Sometimes, lenders will ask one spouse to file an interspousal transfer grant deed to remove him or herself from the title of the property if the other spouse is borrowing money. No matter the circumstances of the transfer, be aware that the spouse transferring his or her interest in the property waives all legal rights to the property, but not necessarily responsibility for any loan payments associated with the property. Contact a lawyer with questions.

A lawful interspousal transfer grant deed includes the grantor's full name and marital status, as well as the grantee's full name, marital status, mailing address, and vesting. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. For Alaska residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are tenancy in common and tenancy by entirety. A conveyance of real estate to two or more unmarried persons creates a tenancy in common (AS 34.15.110(a)). Tenancy by entirety is available to married couples and is the presumed vesting unless otherwise stated (AS 34.15.110(b)). In special cases, community property is available to married couples, but the document must contain a community property agreement pursuant to AS 34.77.090.
A complete legal description of the subject parcel is also required. Recite the ownership history of title to establish a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property. State guarantees of title and related time limits in the deed as well. These guarantees indicate that the grantor owns the property free and clear of encumbrances, and the grantor assumes the responsibility for settling any future claims. Include all relevant documents, affidavits, forms, and fees along with the deed for recording. Record the original completed deed in the recording district where the property is located (AS 40.17.030(9)). Find the correct recording district by visiting the Alaska Department of Natural Resources website. Contact the same appropriate office to verify which additional materials are necessary, as well as the accepted forms of payment.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. Contact a lawyer with any questions about interspousal transfer grant deeds or other issues related to the transfer of real property in Alaska.

[1] https://www.boe.ca.gov/proptaxes/pdf/ah401.pdf
[2] http://thelawdictionary.org/article/quitclaim-deed-impact-ownership-mortgage-and-bankruptcy/

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