Lake County Special Warranty Deed Form (Florida)

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

Special Warranty Deed Form

Lake County Special Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank Special Warranty Deed form formatted to comply with all Florida recording and content requirements.
Included Lake County compliant document last validated/updated 5/22/2024

Special Warranty Deed Guide

Lake County Special Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Special Warranty Deed form.
Included Lake County compliant document last validated/updated 5/7/2024

Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Lake County Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed Florida Special Warranty Deed document for reference.
Included Lake County compliant document last validated/updated 2/23/2024

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

Public Records Center

550 W Main St, 3rd floor / PO Box 7800, Tavares, Florida 32778

Hours: 8:30 to 5:00 M-F

Phone: (352) 253-2600

South Lake Minneola Branch Office

City Hall, 800 North US Highway 27, Minneola, Florida

Hours: 8:30am to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: Same-day recording by 10:30am

North Lake Branch Office

Village Green, 902 Avenida Central, The Villages of Lady Lake, Florida

Hours: 8:30am to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: Same-day recording by 9:30am

Local jurisdictions located in Lake County include:

  • Altoona
  • Astatula
  • Astor
  • Clermont
  • Eustis
  • Ferndale
  • Fruitland Park
  • Grand Island
  • Groveland
  • Howey In The Hills
  • Lady Lake
  • Leesburg
  • Mascotte
  • Minneola
  • Montverde
  • Mount Dora
  • Okahumpka
  • Paisley
  • Sorrento
  • Tavares
  • Umatilla
  • Yalaha

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

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Lake 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 Lake County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Lake County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Florida or Lake 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 Lake 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 conveyance of real estate in Florida must meet the statutory requirements as set forth in the Florida Revised Code.
Special warranty deeds can be used to convey title to real estate in Florida. This type of deed limits the general covenants of warranty by covenanting only against defects of title arising by, through, or under the grantor. Other covenants, such as the right to convey and a covenant against future encumbrances may be included in the deed.

The execution of a special warranty deed must be acknowledged by the party executing it, proved by a subscribing witness, or legalized or authenticated by a civil-law notary public who affixes his or her official seal in the manner provided by law (695.03). Two witnesses are required for the grantor’s signature; however the notary public may act as a witness, and should sign the deed both as a notary and as a witness. A special warranty deed can be acknowledged in Florida or in another state by any of the officers listed in 695.03 of the Florida Revised Statutes. A certificate of acknowledgement or proof, under the seal of the court or officer taking acknowledgements, should be attached to the deed presented for recording.

A special warranty deed will not be good and effectual in law or in equity against creditors or subsequent purchasers for a valuable consideration and without notice, unless it is recorded according to law (695.01). The priority of documents is determined by the order and time of recording. Special warranty deeds and all other real estate documents are recorded with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where the property is located.

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

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