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Kentucky - Hardin County Affidavit of Descent Form

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Hardin County Affidavit of Descent Form Page 1

Affidavit of Descent Form - Hardin County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 12/23/2020


Hardin County Affidavit of Descent Guide Page 1

Affidavit of Descent Guide - Hardin County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 1/8/2021


Hardin County Completed Example of the Affidavit of Descent Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Descent Document - Hardin County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 1/7/2021


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


Consideration Certificate

Consideration Certificate

Transfer tax is collected on the actual consideration stated and paid or to be paid in the deed. If the deed is a gift or indicates nominal consideration only, tax must be paid on the estimated price of the property and this form is required. It confirms any consideration stated in the deed and adds the estimated fair cash value the property would bring in an open market. A brief list of exemptions can be downloaded here. For a more detailed list and further information, download the relevant statutes posted under Transfer Tax Information.


Transfer Tax Information

Transfer Tax Information

These excerpts from Kentucky statutes list the exemptions from transfer tax in detail. If the document is exempt from transfer tax, it must be stated on the document.


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 you are 65 years old or disabled you may qualify for a homestead exemption on your property taxes.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
  • 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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    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
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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 Hardin County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Hardin 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 Affidavit of Descent Forms:

  • Hardin County

Including:

  • Cecilia
  • Eastview
  • Elizabethtown
  • Fort Knox
  • Glendale
  • Radcliff
  • Rineyville
  • Sonora
  • Upton
  • Vine Grove
  • West Point
  • White Mills

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What is the Kentucky Affidavit of Descent?

An affidavit of descent (alternately, affidavit of heirship) under KRS 382.120 establishes a source of title for a grantor who is transferring property he or she acquired from an intestate estate.

The affidavit must be filed before the grantor can record a deed conveying the subject property. Pursuant to Kentucky statute, the affiant (person making the sworn statements contained within the affidavit) may be the grantor or any one (1) of the heirs at law or next of kin of the ancestor of the grantor, or of two (2) residents of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The affidavit must recite the ancestor's name, date of death, and place of residence, as well as information regarding the ancestor's surviving spouse, if applicable. In addition, the affidavit must state that the ancestor died intestate (without a will), and contain a list of the names, ages, and addresses of each of the ancestor's heirs at law and next of kin, and include everyone's relationship to the ancestor and the interest in real property he or she inherited by the ancestor's death.

The affiant must sign the document before a notary public before filing in the office of the county clerk of the county wherein the subject real property is situated.

Contact a lawyer with questions about Kentucky legal documents or other inquiries related to probate.

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