Middlesex County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Form (Massachusetts)

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

Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Form

Middlesex County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Middlesex County compliant document last validated/updated 6/7/2024

Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Guide

Middlesex County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Middlesex County compliant document last validated/updated 6/11/2024

Completed Example of the Personal Representative Deed of Distribution Document

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

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Middlesex County compliant document last validated/updated 6/20/2024

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

Middlesex North Registry of Deeds

360 Gorham St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852

Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 M-F / Recording until 4:15

Phone: (978) 322-9000

Middlesex South Registry of Deeds

208 Cambridge St / PO Box 68, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141

Hours: 8:00am to 3:45pm M-F

Phone: (617) 679-6300

Local jurisdictions located in Middlesex County include:

  • Acton
  • Arlington
  • Arlington Heights
  • Ashby
  • Ashland
  • Auburndale
  • Ayer
  • Bedford
  • Belmont
  • Billerica
  • Boxborough
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge
  • Carlisle
  • Chelmsford
  • Chestnut Hill
  • Concord
  • Devens
  • Dracut
  • Dunstable
  • Everett
  • Framingham
  • Groton
  • Hanscom Afb
  • Holliston
  • Hopkinton
  • Hudson
  • Lexington
  • Lincoln
  • Littleton
  • Lowell
  • Malden
  • Marlborough
  • Maynard
  • Medford
  • Melrose
  • Natick
  • New Town
  • Newton
  • Newton Center
  • Newton Highlands
  • Newton Lower Falls
  • Newton Upper Falls
  • Newtonville
  • Nonantum
  • North Billerica
  • North Chelmsford
  • North Reading
  • North Waltham
  • Nutting Lake
  • Pepperell
  • Pinehurst
  • Reading
  • Sherborn
  • Shirley
  • Somerville
  • Stoneham
  • Stow
  • Sudbury
  • Tewksbury
  • Townsend
  • Tyngsboro
  • Village Of Nagog Woods
  • Waban
  • Wakefield
  • Waltham
  • Watertown
  • Waverley
  • Wayland
  • West Groton
  • West Medford
  • West Newton
  • West Townsend
  • Westford
  • Weston
  • Wilmington
  • Winchester
  • Woburn
  • Woodville

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?

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

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Massachusetts or Middlesex 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 Middlesex County Personal Representative Deed of Distribution 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 deed of distribution is a fiduciary instrument executed by a personal representative (PR), who is appointed by the Probate and Family Court to administer a decedent's estate. Use a deed of distribution under G. L. c. 190B, 3-907 to distribute a decedent's real property to devisees under the decedent's will or to heirs when the decedent has died intestate.

A deed of distribution provides evidence of the distributee's title. It must meet the same standards for form and content as a standard deeds, but also requires information about the decedent. Depending on the situation, the PR might need to include additional supporting documentation.

Recorded in the Registry of Deeds in the county where the subject property is located, the deed brings the chain of title up to date after the decedent passes.

Consult a lawyer with questions about probate proceedings and deeds of distribution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

(Massachusetts Personal Representative DOD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

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