Somerset County Easement Deed Form (Maine)

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

Easement Deed Form

Somerset County Easement Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Somerset County compliant document last validated/updated 5/6/2024

Easement Deed Guide

Somerset County Easement Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Somerset County compliant document last validated/updated 3/22/2024

Completed Example of the Easement Deed Document

Somerset County Completed Example of the Easement Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Somerset County compliant document last validated/updated 11/8/2023

Guide to Writing an Easement Description

Somerset County Guide to Writing an Easement Description

A Description of the Easement will be required. This will show how to write an acceptable description for a Right of Way Easement, which gives access, to and from - point A to point B.
Included Somerset County compliant document last validated/updated 2/15/2024

When using these Easement Deed forms, the subject real estate should be physically located in Somerset County, and the executed documents recorded in one of the following offices:

Registry of Deeds

41 Court St, Suite 100, Skowhegan, Maine 04976

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F / Recording until 4:00

Phone: (207) 474-3421

Local jurisdictions located in Somerset County include:

  • Anson
  • Athens
  • Bingham
  • Cambridge
  • Canaan
  • Caratunk
  • Detroit
  • Fairfield
  • Harmony
  • Hartland
  • Hinckley
  • Jackman
  • Madison
  • New Portland
  • Norridgewock
  • North Anson
  • Palmyra
  • Pittsfield
  • Rockwood
  • Saint Albans
  • Shawmut
  • Skowhegan
  • Smithfield
  • Solon
  • West Forks

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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Somerset 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 sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Maine or Somerset 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 Somerset County Easement 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.

An easement or right-of-way is defined in the Maine Revised Statutes as the right of a person to pass over the land of another person ( 33-458). The easement deed is the instrument which creates this right. In a conveyance of real estate in Maine, all rights, easements, privileges, and appurtenances belonging to the granted estate should be included in the conveyance, unless a contrary intention is stated in the deed (33-773).

A conservation easement, another type of easement in Maine, is a non-possessory interest of a holder in real property imposing limitations or affirmative obligations for the purpose of retaining or protecting the natural, scenic, or open space values of real property (33-476). This type of easement can be created, conveyed, recorded, assigned, or partially released in the same manner as other easements created by written instrument in the state ( 33-477). A solar easement can also be created in this state for the purpose of ensuring direct access to sunlight. This type of easement is required to be in writing and is recorded and indexed the same way that other conveyances of real property interests are recorded. Solar easements are appurtenant and run with the land benefited and burdened (1401).

A Maine easement deed is subject to the same formalities as other conveyances and must therefore be signed and acknowledged by the grantor before it is submitted for recording. Acknowledgements can be taken before a notary public in the state of Maine, or before an attorney-at-law eligible to practice in the courts of the state of Maine, or before any of the officials listed in 33-203 of the Maine Revised Statutes. Easement deeds can be acknowledged according to the Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments Act, which Maine has adopted. Under this act, a notarial act performed by a notary public in another state requires only the notary's signature and title in order to be recorded ( 4-1011).

An easement deed and other conveyances of real estate in fee simple in Maine will not be effectual against any person except the grantor, his heirs, and devisees, and persons having actual notice thereof unless the deed is acknowledged and recorded in the registry of deeds in the county where the property is located. If the land is in two or more counties then the deed should be recorded in the registry of deeds in each county. Conveyances of the right, title, or interest of the grantor, if duly recorded, are as effectual against prior unrecorded conveyances, as if they purported to convey actual title. All recorded real estate deeds, leases, or other written instruments pertaining to real estate in Maine will take precedence over unrecorded attachments and seizures ( 33-201). In order for an easement deed to constitute actual notice, it must meet the statutory conditions as set forth in 33-201A of the Maine Revised Statutes.

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