Tulare County Quitclaim Deed Forms (California)

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Quitclaim Deed

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Included Forms

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

Quitclaim Deed Form

Quitclaim Deed Form

Fill in the blank Quitclaim Deed form formatted to comply with all California recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/21/2024

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Quitclaim Deed form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/9/2024

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Example of a properly completed California Quitclaim Deed document for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/25/2024

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 Tulare 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 Tulare 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 Tulare County Quitclaim 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 Quitclaim 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 Tulare County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Tulare County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Tulare County?

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

  • Tulare County

Including:

  • Alpaugh
  • Badger
  • California Hot Springs
  • Camp Nelson
  • Cutler
  • Dinuba
  • Ducor
  • Earlimart
  • Exeter
  • Farmersville
  • Goshen
  • Ivanhoe
  • Kaweah
  • Kings Canyon National Pk
  • Lemon Cove
  • Lindsay
  • Orosi
  • Pixley
  • Porterville
  • Posey
  • Richgrove
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Springville
  • Strathmore
  • Sultana
  • Terra Bella
  • Three Rivers
  • Tipton
  • Traver
  • Tulare
  • Visalia
  • Waukena
  • Woodlake
  • Yettem

What is the California Quitclaim Deed

Quitclaim deeds in California are initially defined by Civ. Code, 1092, 1104-1107, 1113, and further in Gov. Code 27279-27297.7, 27320-27337.

Content:
Each document submitted for recording should have the title near the top of the first page (Gov. Code 27324). Include the name and address of the individual requesting recording as well as a name and return address for use after the quitclaim deed is recorded. Provide the name and address of the individual or entity to receive tax bills at the bottom of the first page. (Gov. Code 27321.5, 27361.6). In addition, every quit claim deed must contain the name and address of everyone with an ownership interest in the property. Be certain to present the names in exactly the same way they're found on the prior deed. If there are any unrecorded changes, provide the original and new names like this: Jane Doe, formerly known as Jane Smith. See Gov. Code 27288.1.

Any document which modifies, releases, or cancels the provisions of a previously recorded document shall state the recorder identification number or the book and page of the document being modified, released, or canceled. (Gov. Code 27361.6). Additionally, Gov. Code 27280.5 requires that the names of parties required to be indexed appearing in any instrument, paper, or notice presented for recordation should be legibly typed or printed near the signature. The names of all persons executing or witnessing a document shall be legibly signed or shall be typed or printed to the side of or below the signature.
While not specifically discussed in the statutes, a valid quit claim deed should also include, at minimum, a complete legal description of the property and the name, address, and vesting choice of the grantee.

Recording:
Note that Gov. Code 27293 requires that quit claim deeds in languages other than English are not suitable for recording. Civ. Code 1169 states that quit claim deeds must be recorded by the County Recorder of the county in which the conveyed real estate is situated.
Civ. Code 1213-1214 discuss California's recording statute, which is classified as "race-notice." Basically, the first bona fide purchaser....will prevail over an earlier purchaser who failed to record the conveyance. So, despite Civ. Code 1217, which states that "an unrecorded instrument is valid as between the parties thereto and those who have notice thereof," just because the parties on the quit claim deed know about it, their knowledge does NOT constitute constructive notice to the public. Therefore, RECORD THE QUIT CLAIM DEED as soon as possible after executing it. This protects the interests of all parties.

Gov. Code 27361.6 formalizes some formatting requirements: The top right 2 " X 5" corner is reserved for the Recorder's use only. The top left 2 " X 3 " corner is reserved for the name of the person requesting recording and a return name and address. The title of the document must appear on the first page immediately below the space reserved for the Recorder.

(California Quitclaim Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Tulare 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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July 21st, 2020

Very disappointed that the Recording Information section did not state where to get the information required.

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June 9th, 2021

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December 25th, 2021

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April 12th, 2020

Easy to follow forms, and the attached go-by and instructions made it easy to complete.

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Julie K.

September 4th, 2023

The process for obtaining document itself was easy, and the included guide and example are great! \r\nI do have an issue with the format itself, though. The form has pre-defined text boxes, which cannot be altered without partially rebuilding the entire document. For the \'property description\' field on the Mineral Deed form, the text box is not large enough for the rather lengthy legal description entered on my original plat.\r\nFortunately, I have a copy of Adobe Pro, so I have been able to re-build the doc to accommodate this short-coming.

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We understand and appreciate your concern regarding the formatting and size limitations of certain fields, especially the 'property description' field. Our forms are designed to adhere to specific formatting requirements that are often mandated for legal compliance. Making direct alterations to the document can result in them becoming non-conforming, which is why we advise customers to use an exhibit page when their legal description is extensive or does not fit.

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July 11th, 2021

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February 2nd, 2022

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June 10th, 2020

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November 11th, 2020

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January 3rd, 2019

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June 10th, 2019

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