Howard County Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Form (Iowa)

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

Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Form

Howard County Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Howard County compliant document last validated/updated 3/6/2024

Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Guide

Howard County Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Howard County compliant document last validated/updated 3/5/2024

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Document

Howard County Completed Example of the Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Howard County compliant document last validated/updated 5/30/2024

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

Howard County Recorder

Howard County Courthouse 137 N. Elm ST., Cresco, Iowa 52136

Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm.Monday through Friday

Phone: 563-547-9210

Local jurisdictions located in Howard County include:

  • Chester
  • Cresco
  • Elma
  • Lime Springs
  • Protivin
  • Riceville

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

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

Can the Affidavit of Corporate Trustee 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 Howard County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Howard County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Iowa or Howard 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 Howard County Affidavit of Corporate Trustee 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.

Under Iowa Code 614.14, the affidavit of corporate trustee is used in conjunction with a trustee's deed executed by a corporate trustee. The affidavit is a sworn statement confirming the title held by the corporate trustee is free and clear of adverse claims. It is recorded and presented to the purchaser along with the trustee's deed.

(Iowa Affidavit of Corporate Trustee Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example) Consult a lawyer with questions about corporate trustee's deeds and affidavits.

Our Promise

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