Russell County Affidavit of Descent Forms (Kentucky)

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Affidavit of Descent

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

Affidavit of Descent Form

Affidavit of Descent Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 11/27/2023

Affidavit of Descent Guide

Affidavit of Descent Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 9/14/2023

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Descent Form

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Descent Form

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 12/1/2023

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 or Russell 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.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Russell County 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?

All of our Russell County Affidavit of Descent 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.

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

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Russell County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Russell 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.

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.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas Covered by These Affidavit of Descent Forms:

  • Russell County

Including:

  • Jamestown
  • Russell Springs

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