Wayne County Grant Deed Form (Indiana)

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

Grant Deed Form

Wayne County Grant Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Wayne County compliant document last validated/updated 5/13/2024

Grant Deed Guide

Wayne County Grant Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Wayne County compliant document last validated/updated 6/4/2024

Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document

Wayne County Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Wayne County compliant document last validated/updated 6/13/2024

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

Wayne County Recorder

County Annex Bldg - 401 E Main St, West Wing, 2nd floor, Richmond, Indiana 47374

Hours: Monday 8:30 to 5:00; Tuesday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30

Phone: (765) 973-9235

Local jurisdictions located in Wayne County include:

  • Boston
  • Cambridge City
  • Centerville
  • Dublin
  • Economy
  • Fountain City
  • Greens Fork
  • Hagerstown
  • Milton
  • Pershing
  • Richmond
  • Webster
  • Williamsburg

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

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

Can the Grant 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 Wayne County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Wayne County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Indiana or Wayne 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 Wayne County Grant 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 grant deed is a legal document used to transfer, or convey, rights in real property from a grantor (seller) to a grantee (buyer). It contains implied covenants that the grantor has not previously sold the real property interest and that the property is conveyed without any undisclosed liens or encumbrances. Grant deeds typically do not require the grantor to defend title claims.

A lawful deed includes the grantor's full name and marital status, as well as the grantee's full name, marital status, mailing address, and vesting. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. For Indiana residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are tenancy in common, joint tenancy, and tenancy by entirety (I.C. 32-21-10-2). An estate conveyed to two or more people is presumed a tenancy in common, unless otherwise specified (I.C. 32-17-2-1). An estate conveyed to a married couple vests as tenancy by the entirety unless otherwise specified (I.C. 32-17-3-1). Joint tenancy must be written into the text of the document.

As with any conveyance of real estate, a grant deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. Recite the source of title to establish a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property. The amount of consideration does not need to be in writing on the deed, but may be proved (I.C. 32-21-1-2). Finally, the form must meet all state and local standards for recorded documents.

Before submitting a grant deed to a county recorder in Indiana, the grantor must sign it in the presence of a notary public. Record the completed and signed deed, along with any supplemental documentation necessary for the specific transaction, in the recorder's office in the county where the property is located. Unless a deed is recorded in the manner provided by the Indiana Code, it is not valid against any person other than the grantor, the grantor's heirs and devisees, and those with notice of the conveyance (I.C. 32-21-3-3). Indiana gives priority of title to the party that records first, but only if the party also lacked notice of prior unrecorded claims on the same property.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Contact a lawyer with questions about grant deeds or for any other issues related to the transfer of real property in Indiana.

(Indiana Grant Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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