La Plata County Correction Deed Form (Colorado)

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

Correction Deed Form

La Plata County Correction Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included La Plata County compliant document last validated/updated 5/16/2024

Correction Deed Guide

La Plata County Correction Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included La Plata County compliant document last validated/updated 6/24/2024

Completed Example of the Correction

La Plata County Completed Example of the Correction

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included La Plata County compliant document last validated/updated 6/27/2024

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

La Plata County Clerk & Recorder

98 Everett St, Suite C, Durango, Colorado 81303

Hours: 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday / Recording until 4:30

Phone: (970) 382-6280 or 382-6281

Local jurisdictions located in La Plata County include:

  • Bayfield
  • Durango
  • Hesperus
  • Ignacio
  • Marvel

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

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

Can the Correction 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 La Plata County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in La Plata County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Colorado or La Plata 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 La Plata County Correction 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.

Use this deed form to make minor corrections in a previously recorded warranty, special warranty or quitclaim deed.

In Colorado, a previously recorded deed can be corrected by recording a second deed, called a correction or corrective deed. The sole purpose of such a document is to prevent potential title flaws, which may create problems when the current owner attempts to sell the property. The correction deed does not convey title but confirms the prior conveyance. For the most part it reiterates the prior deed verbatim, except for the corrected item and the consideration.

The errors usually adjusted by a corrective deed are minor omissions or typographical mistakes, sometimes called scrivener's errors. Among those are misspelled names, omitted or wrong middle initial, a minor error in the property description, or an omitted execution date, or a faulty acknowledgment. However, certain types of changes cannot be achieved by using a correction deed. For example: the addition or omission of a grantee; changing the manner in which title is held to/from "joint tenants with rights of survivorship"; making material changes to the legal description; or deleting a portion of the originally transferred property. As far as changes to the legal description are concerned, use a correction deed only if a portion of the property was left out of the original conveyance.

The correction deed must be executed from the original grantor to the original grantee and state that its purpose is to correct a specific error, identified by type. It references the prior deed by date(s) and recording/reception number, as well as county of recording. A correction deed generally is exempt from state documentary fee (CRS 39-13-104(1)(f), which is calculated based on the consideration stated in the deed. Thus, many counties advise to enter $0 as consideration and to state the exemption on the correction deed (CRS 39-13-104(2)).

(Colorado Correction Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the La Plata 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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