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Arizona - Santa Cruz County Trustee Deed Forms

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Trustee Deed
State
Arizona
Area
Santa Cruz County
Price
$27.97
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Included Forms

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


Santa Cruz County Trustee Deed Form Page 1

Trustee Deed Form - Santa Cruz County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 6/28/2022

Santa Cruz County Trustee Deed Guide Page 1

Trustee Deed Guide - Santa Cruz County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 9/8/2022

Santa Cruz County Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document - Santa Cruz County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 9/21/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following Arizona and Santa Cruz County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Exemption Codes - Explanation (Arizona Document)


Affidavit of Property Value Form (Arizona Document)


Instructions-Affidavit of Value Form (Arizona Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment (Arizona Document)


Cover Page (Arizona Document)


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

  • Santa Cruz County

Including:

  • Amado
  • Elgin
  • Nogales
  • Patagonia
  • Rio Rico
  • Sonoita
  • Tubac
  • Tumacacori

What is the Arizona Trustee Deed?

The function of a trustee's deed is to transfer real property out of a trust. In Arizona, a separate form, called a Trustee's Deed Upon Sale, is used in cases of foreclosure to transfer real property under a deed of trust to a grantee who has purchased the property at public auction. Both versions are named for the person using the deed.

In a trustee's deed, the trustee serves as the grantor to convey real property out of the trust and to the grantee. The power of the trustee to sell trust property is granted by the terms of a trust agreement previously executed between the settlor and the trustee. The settlor is the party who originally conveyed the property into the trust (A.R.S 14-10103(16)).

In addition to meeting the content and formatting requirements of traditional conveyances such as warranty or quitclaim deeds, trustee's deeds also include identification of the trustee, information about the trust, and the disclosure of the trust's beneficiaries.

In many cases, a trustee's deed is used to transfer property out of a trust and to a trust beneficiary with only nominal actual consideration for the transfer. A trust beneficiary is someone who has either a present or future interest in the trust (A.R.S 14-10103(2)(a)). Because the transfer is generally made "for good and valuable consideration," or a similar variant, it functions similarly to an inter vivos deed (a deed granting property as a gift from one living person to another). In this instance, the transfer is exempt from the affidavit of legal value requirement pursuant to A.R.S. 11-1134(B)(8).

A trustee also uses a trustee's deed to transfer real property held in a trust to the trustee of a separate trust, as is the case when a sole surviving trustee wishes to transfer trust property into a survivor's trust created under the original trust.

As with other types of conveyances, trustee's deeds need to be signed in the presence of a notary public, notarized, and recorded in the office of the recorder in the Arizona county where the property is located.
Transferring real estate out of a trust is often a simple process, but trust laws and regulations can be tricky. Don't hesitate to contact an attorney for help with questions or for a complex situation.

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Santa Cruz 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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