Lawrence County Special Warranty Deed Form (Arkansas)

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

Special Warranty Deed Form

Lawrence County Special Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Lawrence County compliant document last validated/updated 7/1/2024

Special Warranty Deed Guide

Lawrence County Special Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Lawrence County compliant document last validated/updated 5/20/2024

Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Lawrence County Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Lawrence County compliant document last validated/updated 7/9/2024

When using these Special Warranty Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Lawrence County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Lawrence County Circuit Clerk

315 West Main, Rm 7 / PO Box 581, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F

Phone: (870) 886-1112

Local jurisdictions located in Lawrence County include:

  • Alicia
  • Black Rock
  • Hoxie
  • Imboden
  • Lynn
  • Minturn
  • Portia
  • Powhatan
  • Ravenden
  • Saffell
  • Sedgwick
  • Smithville
  • Strawberry
  • Walnut Ridge

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?

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

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 Lawrence County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Lawrence County?

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Arkansas or Lawrence 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.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Lawrence County Special Warranty 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.

A special warranty deed will be valid if it conforms to the statutory requirements for a conveyance set forth in the Arkansas code.
Special warranty deeds can be used to convey title to real property in Arkansas. This type of real estate deed can be used when the grantor does not want to offer the same covenants of warranty as presented in a general warranty deed. Express covenants are created by the use of the words "grant, bargain, and sell," which are an express covenant to the grantee that (1) the grantor is seized of an indefeasible estate in fee simple, free from encumbrances done or suffered by the grantor except rents or services that may be reserved by the deed, (2) for the quiet enjoyment thereof against the grantor and his or her heirs and assigns, and from the claim and demand of all other persons, unless limited by express words in the deed ( 18-12-102). In a special warranty deed, a grantor covenants to defend the title only against the claims and demands of the grantor and those claiming by, through, or under him.

A special warranty deed and all other instruments of writing for the conveyance of real estate in Arkansas should be executed in the presence of two witnesses who are not involved in the transaction or acknowledged by the grantor in the presence of two such witnesses, who should then subscribe the deed. When the witnesses do not subscribe the deed as described at the time of execution, the date of their subscribing it shall be stated with their signatures ( 18-12-104). Before a county recorder can accept a special warranty deed, it must be duly acknowledged or proved ( 18-12-201). Any court or officer that takes the proof or acknowledgment must grant a certificate of the proof or acknowledgement, which should be endorsed on the instrument ( 18-12-205).

Every deed affecting the title, in law or in equity, to any real property within the state of Arkansas which is or may be required by law to be acknowledged or proved and recorded will be constructive notice to all persons from the time it is recorded in the office of the county recorder in the county where the property is located. No special warranty deeds will be good or valid against a subsequent purchaser of the same real estate for a valuable consideration without actual notice thereof or against any creditor of the person executing such an instrument containing a judgment or decree which by law may be a lien upon the real estate unless the deed, duly executed and acknowledged or proved as required by law, is filed for record in the office of the clerk of the county where the real estate is situated ( 14-15-404).

(Arkansas Special Warranty Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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November 16th, 2019

Thank you for your service. It seems to have worked, I printed a document purporting to be the Deed I needed. I was somewhat disappointed though - I was expecting something as impressive as the Title Search, which goes back to 1828 and includes Millard Fillmore, admittedly not one of our most celebrated Presidents. But I am happy to have what I have, and thank you again!

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April 30th, 2020

The documents themselves are fine and the information provided with them is helpful. I find the actual processing of the documents, however, to be difficult particularly once the document has been saved. First, I note that the box for the date only allows entry of the last 2 digits of the year. Unfortunately, my download only allows me to enter one of the 2 digits required. When I delete it repeatedly, it eventually allows both digits to be entered but puts them in extremely small text and in superscrypt. I have not found a solution to this problem and am not sure the deed can even be recorded with this problem.

Another problem is that if you try to revise the document after you have saved it the curser goes to the end of the line after each key entry. This means that there basically is no way to efficiently save the document for reworking later since you will have to delete everything you have entered in the text box unless you only need to make a single keystroke change or are willing to replace the curser after each entry. Try that with a long property description!

Please note that I am using a Mac to prepare my documents and perhaps this is part of an "incompatibility problem". However, I didn't see a disclaimer regarding Mac use and so would expect the documents to perform correctly. Overall, I give the program a "2 star" rating because I am experiencing significant difficulties in entering dates in the documents even before saving them and because saving your work for later revision appears to be basically unworkable.













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