Knox County Personal Representative Deed of Sale Testate Form (Maine)

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

Personal Representative Deed Form

Knox County Personal Representative Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Knox County compliant document last validated/updated 5/21/2024

Personal Representative Deed of Sale Guide

Knox County Personal Representative Deed of Sale Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Knox County compliant document last validated/updated 5/14/2024

Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed of Sale Document

Knox County Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed of Sale Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Knox County compliant document last validated/updated 1/11/2024

When using these Personal Representative Deed of Sale Testate forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Knox County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Knox County Registry of Deeds

Courthouse - 62 Union St, 1st floor, Rockland, Maine 04841

Hours: 8:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday

Phone: (207) 594-0422

Local jurisdictions located in Knox County include:

  • Camden
  • Cushing
  • Friendship
  • Glen Cove
  • Hope
  • Isle Au Haut
  • Matinicus
  • North Haven
  • Owls Head
  • Port Clyde
  • Rockland
  • Rockport
  • South Thomaston
  • Spruce Head
  • Tenants Harbor
  • Thomaston
  • Union
  • Vinalhaven
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • West Rockport

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Maine or Knox 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 Knox County Personal Representative Deed of Sale Testate 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.

Maine Personal Representative's Deed of Sale for a Testate Estate

The personal representative's (PR) deed of sale for a testate estate, under 33 M.R.S. 775-3-D, is a fiduciary instrument used to convey real property from an estate to a grantee (purchaser) when the decedent has died with a will. The PR deed conveys interest without any implied covenants of title (33 M.R.S. 771).

A personal representative of a testate estate is someone named in the decedent's will to administer the estate.

The personal representative must have a court order to sell real property, unless the terms of the decedent's will direct the sale. The PR may be required to give notice of the sale, unless the will waives this requirement.

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)

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