Montgomery County Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form (Indiana)

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

Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form

Montgomery County Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 2/6/2024

Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Guide

Montgomery County Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 10/27/2023

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Document

Montgomery County Completed Example of the Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Montgomery County compliant document last validated/updated 4/26/2024

When using these Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Montgomery County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Montgomery County Recorder

100 E Main St, Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933

Hours: 8:00 to 4:30 Monday - Friday

Phone: (765) 364-6415

Local jurisdictions located in Montgomery County include:

  • Alamo
  • Crawfordsville
  • Darlington
  • Ladoga
  • Linden
  • New Market
  • New Richmond
  • New Ross
  • Waveland
  • Waynetown
  • Wingate

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

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

Can the Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant 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 Montgomery County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Montgomery County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Indiana or Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant 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 instrument to formalize the acceptance of ownership rights conveyed when another joint tenant dies. Complete and sign the affidavit and submit it, along with a certified copy of the decedent's death certificate, to the recorder for the county where the real estate is located.

Holding title to real property in a survivorship tenancy is a convenient way to transfer ownership in land without probate. The Indiana Revised Code specifies the rules for co-ownership of real property in IC 32-17-2-1. This statute explains that two or more people who are not married to each other may own real estate as joint tenants with rights of survivorship as long as this intent is clearly stated in the text of the deed conveying title to them.

In order to gain full ownership, the surviving joint tenant need only submit a completed affidavit of surviving joint tenant, along with an official copy of the death certificate of the other owner, to the recorder for the county where the land is located.

This does not, however, remove the deceased's name from the deed. To accomplish that, the surviving tenant must execute and record a new deed from the original joint tenants to the remaining tenant only. After completing this final step, the public record and current deed will contain the most up-to-date information.

(Indiana Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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