Carroll County Correction Deed Form (Illinois)

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

Correction Deed Form

Carroll County Correction Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 3/26/2024

Correction Deed Guide

Carroll County Correction Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 3/13/2024

Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Carroll County Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 1/16/2024

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

Carroll County Clerk / Recorder

County Courthouse - 301 N Main St #203 / PO Box 152, Mt. Carroll, Illinois 61053

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday

Phone: (815) 244-0223

Local jurisdictions located in Carroll County include:

  • Chadwick
  • Lanark
  • Milledgeville
  • Mount Carroll
  • Savanna
  • Shannon
  • Thomson

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Carroll 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 sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Illinois or Carroll 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 Carroll 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 a correction or corrective deed to clear up a title flaw in a deed recorded in Illinois. This form allows for correction of errors in one or multiple sections of the deed.

When correcting an error in a deed in Illinois, there are two basic options: 1) re-record the original deed with corrections made on the face of it by striking out the wrong item; or 2) record a correction or corrective deed. While some counties prefer re-recording the original deed, others recommend the cleaner recording of a new deed. So it is always a good idea to check with the local recorder's office. The gravity of the error and correction it requires also will determine which option to choose. Use the re-recording of the original deed primarily for smaller typographical mistakes.

When correcting a minor error and re-recording the prior deed, use the original deed only, strike through the wrong information, and write the correction down close to it and by hand. Usually, a cover page must be added, stating the important identifiers, as well as the reason for re-recording. For a more involved error, the correction deed might be a better option. Except for the corrected error, it restates and confirms all information of the prior deed, referencing it by date, recording number, and identifying the corrected error by type. In terms of recording fees, there may be a small difference between the two options in some counties.

A corrective deed is exempt from transfer tax according to 35 ILCS 200/35-41 (d). Add a sentence stating this exemption to the cover page when re-recording the original deed. On the corrective deed form, a tax statement, along with a line for the signature of the buyer, seller, or a representative, serves that purpose.

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

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Carroll 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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