Saint Joseph County Correction Deed Form (Michigan)

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

Correction Deed Form

Saint Joseph County Correction Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Saint Joseph County compliant document last validated/updated 5/16/2024

Correction Deed Guide

Saint Joseph County Correction Deed Guide

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

Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Saint Joseph County Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Saint Joseph County compliant document last validated/updated 5/1/2024

When using these Correction Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Saint Joseph County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

St. Joseph County Register of Deeds

Historic Courthouse - 125 W Main St / PO Box 388, Centreville, Michigan 49032

Hours: M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm

Phone: (269) 467-5552

Local jurisdictions located in Saint Joseph County include:

  • Burr Oak
  • Centreville
  • Colon
  • Constantine
  • Leonidas
  • Mendon
  • Nottawa
  • Sturgis
  • Three Rivers
  • White Pigeon

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Michigan or Saint Joseph 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 Saint Joseph County Correction 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.

Use this correction deed to correct an error in a previously executed and recorded deed.

Correction deeds are used to adjust the earlier deed when that document contains minor errors of omission or typographical errors, sometimes called scrivener's mistakes. For example, a misspelled name, an omitted or wrong middle initial, a minor error in the property description, or an omitted execution date. Do not us the correction deed for more substantial changes, such as the removal of a name from a deed. Such alterations are better handled through a quit claim deed.

The correction deed, also called corrective deed, must state that its sole purpose is to correct a specific error, which is usually identified by type. For example: an error in the grantor's name, or an error in the grantor's marital status. It also must clearly reference the type of document it is correcting and state the execution and recording date of that prior document, as well as the number under which it was recorded, either referred to as instrument number or liber (book) and page number.

In subsequent sections, the correction deed repeats the information that was in the prior deed with the exception of the false, ambiguous or omitted information that needs to be corrected. By restating all the information from the earlier deed, this new deed of correction will confirm the previously recorded deed, which remains on record as is.

Warranty deeds require a tax stamp from the treasurer's office before recording. If the prior deed is a warranty deed and the legal description is being corrected, be sure to get a new tax stamp for the current instrument as well. In some counties, any deed that contains the word "warrant" must be checked by the treasurer's office first regardless of the type of correction.

(Michigan CD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Saint Joseph 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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