Carroll County Trustee Deed Form (Illinois)

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

Trustee Deed Form

Carroll County Trustee Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 4/30/2024

Trustee Deed Guide

Carroll County Trustee Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 4/22/2024

Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Carroll County Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Carroll County compliant document last validated/updated 4/10/2024

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

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?

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 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 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 Trustee 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 Trustee 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.

In Illinois, a trustee's deed is used to transfer real property out of a trust. The deed is named for the person executing it -- the trustee. According to Black's Law Dictionary, 8th ed., a trustee is someone who, having legal title to property, holds it in trust for the benefit of another and owes a fiduciary duty to that beneficiary. A fiduciary is someone who must exercise a high standard of care in managing another's money or property.

The trustee's deed establishes basic information about the trust, such as the name and date of the trust document. The trustee serves as the grantor in the deed, and transfers the title into the grantee's name. As with all other conveyances of real property, the deed requires a legal description of the property being conveyed, as well as a Property Identification Number (PIN) and commonly known address. For a valid transfer, the trustee must sign the deed in the presence of a notary, who confirms (notarizes) the signature.

(Illinois Trustee 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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May 27th, 2021

Once I had everything right;the recording was fast and easy. I was updated at every juncture and apprised of my mistakes in order to fix and record my deed. To improve service: I think that several different examples and scenarios would have helped. If you have different names from your children; birth certificates and marriage certificates are a requirement in Clark County, NV. If you want to add anyone to the deed in a Quit Claim Deed; you have to add yourself as a grantee even if you are the grantor along with the other grantees.

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