Hancock County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate Form (Maine)

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

Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate Form

Hancock County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 5/10/2024

Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Guide

Hancock County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 5/8/2024

Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Document

Hancock County Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 5/15/2024

When using these Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate forms, the subject real estate should be physically located in Hancock County, and the executed documents recorded in one of the following offices:

Hancock County Register of Deeds

50 State St, Suite 9, Ellsworth, Maine 04605

Hours: 7:30 to 4:00 M-F / Recording from 8:30 to 4:00

Phone: (207) 667-8353

Local jurisdictions located in Hancock County include:

  • Aurora
  • Bar Harbor
  • Bass Harbor
  • Bernard
  • Birch Harbor
  • Blue Hill
  • Brooklin
  • Brooksville
  • Bucksport
  • Castine
  • Corea
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Deer Isle
  • East Blue Hill
  • East Orland
  • Ellsworth
  • Franklin
  • Frenchboro
  • Gouldsboro
  • Hancock
  • Harborside
  • Hulls Cove
  • Islesford
  • Little Deer Isle
  • Mount Desert
  • Northeast Harbor
  • Orland
  • Penobscot
  • Prospect Harbor
  • Salsbury Cove
  • Sargentville
  • Seal Cove
  • Seal Harbor
  • Sedgwick
  • Sorrento
  • Southwest Harbor
  • Stonington
  • Sullivan
  • Sunset
  • Surry
  • Swans Island
  • Winter Harbor

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

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

Can the Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate 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 Hancock County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Hancock County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Maine or Hancock 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 Hancock County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate 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.

A personal representative of an intestate estate is someone selected by the probate court to administer the decedent's estate when the decedent dies without a will.

The personal representative's (PR) deed of distribution for an intestate estate, under 33 M.R.S. 775-3-A, is a fiduciary instrument used to convey real property from an estate to a successor in interest pursuant to Maine's laws of descent. The PR deed conveys interest without any implied covenants of title (33 M.R.S. 771).

In addition to meeting the standard content requirements for real estate conveyancing documents, PR deeds must reference information regarding the relevant probate case. Deeds are subject to transfer taxes in Maine, and require a real estate transfer tax form, unless a valid exemption is noted on the deed. File the deed at the appropriate county's Register of Deeds.

Consult a lawyer with questions about Maine personal representative's deeds or with other inquiries related the probate process.

(Maine PRD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Hancock County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

Save Time and Money

Get your Hancock County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Intestate form done right the first time with Deeds.com Uniform Conveyancing Blanks. At Deeds.com, we understand that your time and money are valuable resources, and we don't want you to face a penalty fee or rejection imposed by a county recorder for submitting nonstandard documents. We constantly review and update our forms to meet rapidly changing state and county recording requirements for roughly 3,500 counties and local jurisdictions.

4.8 out of 5 - See all reviews ( 4332 Reviews )

Marcus W.

May 16th, 2024

The Service was excellent the county recorder’s can sometimes cause issues and or delays because of certain filing requirements , but overall I am more than satisfied with DEEDS.com fast friendly services.

Reply from Staff

Thank you Marcus, we appreciate you.

David B.

May 16th, 2024

Prompt review and submission of documents could be an appropriate tagline for this business. The attention to detail and rapid response makes the company a great go to for servicing needs related to deeds.

Reply from Staff

Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience!

James K.

May 15th, 2024

Looks like a very professional site. I just don’t know what it would cost using this site.

Reply from Staff

Thanks for the kind words about the website James, sorry to hear that you could not find pricing information, we will try harder.

james B.

May 10th, 2021

Downloaded quickly and saved to hard drive easily. I then opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC then was able to enter and save data in appropriate blanks. Yes, worth $22.

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

Robert L.

September 28th, 2020

It was easy for me to open an account and upload a document for recording.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Russell F.

June 18th, 2019

Thanks for the prompt response to my inquiry. I appreciate the extra effort provided by Tom and Melbra. Great job!

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Karen O.

June 2nd, 2021

I often think I am smarter than I am. Thankfully there are people that know what they are doing so I can focus on my business and the big picture without worrying about the little things.

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Karen B.

January 13th, 2020

Completed although having the sample really helped. Now to file.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Anthony J S.

July 30th, 2022

It was nice to find a form to use for leaving my house without having my kids deal with Probate Court. The price was a lot cheaper than paying for a Lawyer to set up a transfer of ownership.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

John C.

February 26th, 2024

Ease and speed of recording are remarkable. This is especially true of deeds with problems: I often get feedback within minutes and can correct problems immediately and still complete the filing in the same day. I wish more counties accepted electronic filing! It would be helpful to list counties that do/do not accept electronic filing so I would not have to upload documents to find out my effort was fruitless.

Reply from Staff

We are grateful for your feedback and looking forward to serving you again. Thank you!

JACK G.

December 27th, 2019

Worked out good
can the forms be filled out on the computer and printed off.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Cheryl B.

August 26th, 2022

I did this on a desktop using a scanned .pdf file. Simple, straight-forward, excellent instructions, easy, fast, and well documented for each step. From account creation to proof of recording: 4 hours... from the comfort of my home. I would highly recommend this service to anyone, including - and maybe especially - those who are looking for fast recording who aren't well versed in computers and on-line processes. Well done in all ways.

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

Larry M.

August 19th, 2021

Everything went well except that any information that I typed in on the computer download moves upward so that the letters or numbers are somewhat elevated above the line that should be even with the words on the form. I think it will be acceptable to the county recorder, but I don't especially like to submit things that appear uneven. I asked for help but just received a robotic reply that said to take steps that I already had done.
So unless you know a way to correct this I likely won't use your forms again.

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Celestine U.

February 24th, 2020

Very well done

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Guido d.

November 17th, 2020

Excellent service. Easy to use, easy to upload, and very cost effective!

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!