Cross County Beneficiary Deed Forms (Arkansas)

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Beneficiary Deed

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Arkansas

Area

Cross County

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Included Forms

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

Beneficiary Deed Form

Beneficiary Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/28/2024

Beneficiary Deed Guide

Beneficiary Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/19/2024

Completed Example of the Beneficiary Deed Document

Completed Example of the Beneficiary Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 4/16/2024

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 Arkansas or Cross 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?

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

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Cross County Beneficiary 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 Beneficiary 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 Cross County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Cross County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Cross County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Cross 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 Beneficiary Deed Forms:

  • Cross County

Including:

  • Cherry Valley
  • Hickory Ridge
  • Parkin
  • Vanndale
  • Wynne

What is the Arkansas Beneficiary Deed

Beneficiary deeds in Arkansas are governed by A.S.A. 18-12-608. This statute offers owners of Arkansas real property to designate one or more beneficiaries who may gain the interest that remains in the owner's name at the time of his/her death.

Even though beneficiary deeds, just like other deeds of conveyance, must be lawfully recorded after they are completed and executed (signed in front of a notary), they differ from standard deeds in some important ways. If they are not recorded during the owner's life, they have no effect. Beneficiary deeds do not transfer any present interest in the real estate, so there is no requirement for consideration.

Perhaps one of their most unique features is the fact that the owner may execute and record new beneficiary deeds that change the beneficiary, the terms of the transfer, or even revoke the whole thing. The owner may even sell the property to someone else, leaving no interest to convey at death. Again, like the beneficiary deeds, to be effective, any changes must be recorded while the owner is alive. This flexibility allows land owners to retain absolute control over and use of the property.

When the owner dies, the beneficiary gains the title to the real estate described in the beneficiary deed. Any mortgages, liens, or obligations attached to the land at the time of the owner's death become the beneficiary's responsibility. In addition, if the owner received benefits from state or federal agencies, they might file reimbursement claims against the estate or the beneficiary.

Ultimately, beneficiary deeds can be a useful part of an overall estate plan. Still, executing one may impact the owner's eligibility for asset-based programs. Carefully consider the benefits and drawbacks to this type of conveyance to ensure that it supports the owner's overall intentions. Because each situation is unique, consult an attorney with specific questions.

(Arkansas Beneficiary Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example) For use in Arkansas only.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Cross 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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April 16th, 2024

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April 13th, 2024

I needed to add my partner to my warranty deed and deeds.com made it easy to understand what form I needed, attached a great explanation of the form and a sample of the form filled out. Couldn\'t be happier. In fact I\'m researching a Revocable Transfer on Death Deed now and they\'ve given me the confidence to rewrite my own will on my own.

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April 12th, 2024

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Eric B.

April 2nd, 2023

Document was well formatted with the extra help of an example and useful instructions. I ended up with a better warranty deed than I was getting on another website. Worth the small price.

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Camesha Y.

January 10th, 2019

Was working with a notary client that need to do a deed. We got on this site, ordered the blank forms, he filled them out and we printed them so he could sign. Really clean forms, easy to understand and complete in a hurry. I will be letting all my clients know about this site.

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Lucinda L.

December 29th, 2021

mostly good; however, you need to update the annual exclusion gift amount from $14,000 to $15,000 (where it has ben for several years), and you need to make your Gift Deed final paragraph be gender neutral like "they" or "he or she" rather than just"he". We women lawyers and our women clients appreciate that.

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MIMI T.

August 18th, 2020

Absolutely the best ever!!!

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Toshimi M.

May 24th, 2021

Sofar very good. Especially an example helps.

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Stephen K.

July 5th, 2019

The forms were correct and the instructions and Completed sample were very helpful. I filled it out and filed it at the county office, they didn't question anything. Thank you.

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Roy P.

October 12th, 2021

The forms were just what I needed, very helpful.

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Dawna M.

June 15th, 2021

Easy to use website and immediate documents appropriate for my area. My only complaint is that the forms had an alignment problem where the fields that were filled in by me did not line up with the template text. I tried to correct it to no avail so I ended up having to retype the entire document. I purchased two templates and both had the same issue.

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Michael M.

January 11th, 2019

I downloaded the gift deed and I can not type my info onto it what am I doing wrong. Please advise

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Sounds like you may be trying to complete the form in your browser. The document needs to be downloaded and saved to you computer, then opened in Adobe.

CHERYL G.

April 11th, 2022

After my county rejected a deed from another company, I researched better and purchased my Lady Bird Deed from Deeds.com. Very simple, received everything immediately. Printed out sample and guide sheets and filled out my deed. Very thorough and easy to understand. All the additional forms were awesome. And the best part is, my county recorded my deed this morning! WooHoo! Very happy customer! Thank you!

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Eric M.

April 8th, 2021

Easy process and staff was very helpful

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Judy W.

May 12th, 2021

It would be helpful if the numbers on the instruction sheet were on the form. I was confused on page two if the signatures were for witnesses or buyer (grantee).
I do like the form and will use it in the future.

Also page one Grantee's signature only has one line and if there are two buyers need another line.

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