Tuolumne County Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Forms (California)

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Affidavit of Surviving Spouse

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Included Forms

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

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Form

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/1/2024

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Guide

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/11/2024

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Document

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/16/2024

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 or Tuolumne 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 Tuolumne 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 Tuolumne County Affidavit of Surviving Spouse 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 Affidavit of Surviving Spouse 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 Tuolumne County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Tuolumne County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Tuolumne County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Tuolumne 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 Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Forms:

  • Tuolumne County

Including:

  • Big Oak Flat
  • Chinese Camp
  • Columbia
  • Dardanelle
  • Groveland
  • Jamestown
  • Long Barn
  • Mi Wuk Village
  • Moccasin
  • Pinecrest
  • Sonora
  • Soulsbyville
  • Standard
  • Strawberry
  • Tuolumne
  • Twain Harte

What is the California Affidavit of Surviving Spouse

Transferring California Community Property to the Surviving Spouse

Section 100(a) of the California Probate Code states that when a married person dies, one-half of the couple's community property belongs to the surviving spouse and the other half stays in the decedent's name, ostensibly for probate distribution. For transfers occurring after July 1, 2001, California property owners gained the option to hold title as community property with the right of survivorship. By vesting this way, the remaining spouse acquires the deceased spouse's portion of the shared property without the need for probate (Cal Civ Code 682.1(a)).

The surviving spouse files an affidavit (a statement of facts, made under oath), along with an official copy of the death certificate, at the recording office for the county where the property is located. The content may vary depending on the circumstances, but it generally contains the names of both spouses, a formal legal description of the shared real estate, and the recording information for the deed transferring ownership to the couple, confirming their intention to hold title as community property. Note that the right of survivorship is not automatic with community property -- it must be written on the face of the deed. To alleviate any questions about the survivorship status, consider including an official copy of the recorded deed.

The affidavit should also confirm, among other things, that the co-owners were married when the decedent died, that there are no probate actions related to the property, and that the surviving spouse is submitting the affidavit to ensure clear title. A clear title is important because it makes future transactions involving the real estate less complicated.

Each case is unique, so contact an attorney with specific questions or for complex situations.

(California Affidavit of Surviving Spouse Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Tuolumne 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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March 3rd, 2024

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February 28th, 2024

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February 27th, 2024

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Debra M.

May 29th, 2020

Since the recorder's office is closed, due to Covid, this worked well to submit my Quit Claim Deed. I was a bit confused with the direction and download. But, I think I got her done! We'll see if I get recorded and confirmation is received. I may be back

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August 26th, 2020

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January 24th, 2021

This website was very helpful in explaining what a "gift" deed is and how to execute it. I didn't want to incur legal fees for a simple transaction and this website helped me avoid that.

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Timothy L.

September 20th, 2020

It was very simple and easy to fill out the information need to do the warranty deed.

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October 22nd, 2021

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February 8th, 2019

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Brenn C.

April 11th, 2022

These products would be more useful if they final deed could be copied and pasted into a word document for proper formatting. Because most of the document is protected against selecting and copying, I did not find it useful. I would not purchase again.

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April 24th, 2020

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April 27th, 2019

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Kathy B.

November 24th, 2020

Works easy enough and good directions on the form, however no help when I got locked out. Had to do a completely new account name and email address.

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July 23rd, 2021


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April 22nd, 2019

Very simple. By creating the deed and filing it myself, I am saving a legal fee of $300!

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