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Delaware - New Castle County Correction Deed Forms

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Correction Deed
State
Delaware
Area
New Castle County
Price
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Included Forms

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


New Castle County Correction Deed Form Page 1

Correction Deed Form - New Castle County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 7/12/2022

New Castle County Correction Deed Guide Page 1

Correction Deed Guide - New Castle County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 7/21/2022

New Castle County Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document - New Castle County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 9/23/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following Delaware and New Castle County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Transfer Tax Exemption Sheet (New Castle County Document)


Transfer Tax Information Sheet (New Castle County Document)


Real Estate Tax Return - Declaration of Estimated Income Tax - Form 5403 (New Castle County Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Individual (New Castle County Document)


Realty Transfer Tax Return & Affidavit of Gain & Value - Form 5402 fillable (New Castle County Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Representative (New Castle County Document)


New Castle Affidavit of Value & Affidavit of Exemption (New Castle County Document)


Jurat (New Castle County Document)


Wilmington Transfer Tax Exemption Affidavit (New Castle County Document)


Real Estate Tax Return - Declaration of Estimated Income Tax - Form 5403 (Delaware Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Individual (Delaware Document)


Realty Transfer Tax Return & Affidavit of Gain & Value - Form 5402 fillable (Delaware Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Representative (Delaware Document)


Jurat (Delaware Document)


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 Delaware or New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle 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.
  • 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 New Castle County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in New Castle County.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in New Castle County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by New Castle 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 Correction Deed Forms:

  • New Castle County

Including:

  • Bear
  • Claymont
  • Delaware City
  • Hockessin
  • Kirkwood
  • Middletown
  • Montchanin
  • New Castle
  • Newark
  • Odessa
  • Port Penn
  • Rockland
  • Saint Georges
  • Townsend
  • Wilmington
  • Winterthur
  • Yorklyn

What is the Delaware Correction Deed?

Use the correction deed to correct an error in a previously recorded deed of conveyance in Delaware.

Correcting an error in a recorded deed helps prevent problems that might arise when the current owner tries to sell the property. The best method for correction is to prepare and record a new document, a so-called correction deed. This document does not convey title; instead, it re-enacts and confirms the prior conveyance of the property.

Apart from supplying the correct information, the new deed must give the reason for correcting, and it must reference the prior deed by title, date, and recording number. The original grantor must sign again, thus confirming the property transfer to the same grantee. Generally, corrective deeds are used to address minor errors in a deed, such as typos, accidentally omitted suffixes or middle initials in names, and other minor omissions. When in doubt about the gravity of an error and whether a correction deed is the appropriate vehicle to address it, consult with a lawyer.

For certain changes, a correction deed may not be appropriate. Adding or removing a grantee, for example, or altering the manner in which title is held, or making material changes to the legal description, especially deleting a portion of the originally transferred property, may all require a new deed of conveyance, instead of a correction deed. When correcting the legal description, both grantor and grantee should sign the corrective instrument to avoid any doubt regarding the conveyed property.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the New Castle 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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