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Indiana - Putnam County Personal Representative Deed for Distribution Form

All Putnam County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:


Putnam County Personal Representative Deed Form Page 1

Personal Representative Deed Form - Putnam County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 4/18/2019


Putnam County Personal Representative Deed Guide Page 1

Personal Representative Deed Guide - Putnam County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 4/26/2019


Putnam County Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed Document - Putnam County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 5/10/2019


*The Following Indiana and Putnam County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Sales Disclosure

Sales Disclosure

This form is required with an Indiana conveyance unless the transfer is without consideration, a gift, or a rerecording to correct an already recorded document. Some counties require that this form be prepared online. In order to determine which ones, enter county at this address: http://gatewaysdf.ifionline.org/


Notary Certificates

Notary Certificates

The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the state.


Homestead Exemption

Homestead Exemption

If your property is your principal place of residence, you may qualify for a homestead exemption on your property taxes.


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  • How long does it take to get my forms?
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  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by the state or local jurisdiction. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.
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  • Can the 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 a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Putnam County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Putnam County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • 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.
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  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
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Areas covered by these Personal Representative Deed for Distribution Forms:

  • Putnam County

Including:

  • Bainbridge
  • Cloverdale
  • Coatesville
  • Fillmore
  • Greencastle
  • Putnamville
  • Reelsville
  • Roachdale
  • Russellville

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What is the Indiana Personal Representative Deed for Distribution?

Use this form for authorized personal representatives to transfer a decedent's real estate to a devisee or heir as directed by the deceased property owner's will, or according to Indiana's laws of descent and distribution.

When we die, another person becomes responsible for managing the assets we leave behind. If we die testate (with a will), this person is called an executor. If we die intestate (without a will), or other specific situations occur, the court supervising the probate estate appoints an administrator. Once the executor or administrator is in place, Indiana laws identify this individual as a "personal representative." See IC 29-1-1-3(23) for the list of titles included under this role.

The judge supervising the case confirms the personal representative (PR) by issuing letters testamentary or letters of administration, as appropriate. Note that the PR must apply for the letters within five months of the decedent's death (IC 29-1-7-15.1(b)). Once the letters are in place, the PR gains access to the probate estate, defined as "property transferred at the death of a decedent under the decedent's will or under IC 29-1-2, in the case of a decedent dying intestate" IC 29-1-1-3(24).

One common task handled by the PR is transferring ownership of the decedent's real property. Indiana's statutes contain a form related to property distributed to a devisee or heir (IC 29-1-7.5-3.4). In addition to the statutory requirement to provide relevant facts of the probate case, personal representative's deeds must meet all state and local standards for format and content.

Note that personal representative's deeds to not include warranties of title, so it makes sense for distributees or potential purchasers to consider a title search for the property. This can reveal defects in the chain of title (ownership history), and may prevent potential issues in future transactions.

Depending on the circumstances, the PR might need to provide additional supporting documentation including a certified copy of the authorizing letter, death certificate, will, etc. Also, the transfer might require approval from the court or others with an interest in the estate or the property.

Navigating the complexities of a probate case can be overwhelming, but taking the time to ensure a valid transfer during active probate is much easier than untangling problems later on. Please contact an attorney or probate court officer with specific questions or for complex situations.

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