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Minnesota - Itasca County Certificate of Trust Forms

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Certificate of Trust
State
Minnesota
Area
Itasca County
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Included Forms

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


Itasca County Certificate of Trust Form Page 1

Certificate of Trust Form - Itasca County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 7/27/2022

Itasca County Certificate of Trust Guide Page 1

Certificate of Trust Guide - Itasca County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 7/6/2022

Itasca County Completed Example of the Certificate of Trust Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Certificate of Trust Document - Itasca County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 6/23/2022

Included Supplemental Documents

The Following Minnesota and Itasca County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Deed Tax Form 1 (Minnesota Document)


Deed Tax Form 2 (Minnesota Document)


Deed Tax Rate & Calculation (Minnesota Document)


Well Disclosure Certificate Form (Minnesota Document)


Well Disclosure of Grantee in Deed Form (Minnesota Document)


Mortgage Registry Tax Form (Minnesota Document)


Affidavit Regarding Seller by Individual(s) (Minnesota Document)


Affidavit Regarding Purchaser by Individual(s) (Minnesota Document)


Electronic eCRV - Guidelines (Minnesota Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Individual (Minnesota Document)


Certificate of Acknowledgment - Representative (Minnesota Document)


Jurat (Minnesota Document)


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by Minnesota or Itasca 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.
  • How do I get my forms, are they emailed?
    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Itasca County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
    • All of our Itasca County Certificate of Trust 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.
  • Can the Certificate of Trust 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 Itasca County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Itasca County.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Itasca County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Itasca County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas covered by these Certificate of Trust Forms:

  • Itasca County

Including:

  • Bigfork
  • Bovey
  • Bowstring
  • Calumet
  • Cohasset
  • Coleraine
  • Deer River
  • Effie
  • Goodland
  • Grand Rapids
  • Jacobson
  • Keewatin
  • Marble
  • Marcell
  • Max
  • Nashwauk
  • Pengilly
  • Spring Lake
  • Squaw Lake
  • Swan River
  • Taconite
  • Talmoon
  • Warba
  • Wirt

What is the Minnesota Certificate of Trust?

The certificate of trust is codified under the Minnesota Trust Code at Minn. Stat. 501C.1013.

This document is an abstract of the trust instrument setting forth "fewer than all of the provisions . . . and any amendments to the instrument," and contains only essential information relevant to the transaction for which it is being presented (Minn. Stat. 501C.1013, Subd. 1). It "serves to document the existence of the trust, the identity of the trustees, the powers of the trustees and any limitations on those powers, and other matters the certificate of trust sets out, as though the full trust instrument had been recorded or presented" (Subd. 4).

Presented to a recipient in situations regarding personal property, or filed with the county recorder in situations regarding real property, a certificate of trust is "prima facie proof as to matters contained in it" (Subd. 4).

A certificate is valid when executed by settlor or trustee "any time after the execution or creation of a trust" (Subd. 1). The basic content requirements include the name of the trust; the date of the trust instrument; the name and address of each acting trustee; the number of trustees required to act; and the powers of the trustee relevant to the transaction at hand. The certificate also declares whether the trust has terminated or the trust instrument has been revoked (Subd. 1 (1-6)).

For use in real property transactions, the certificate requires the name of each settlor and original trustee, along with a specific statement relating to the authority of the trustee and any restrictions on the trustee's power "to sell, convey, pledge, mortgage, lease, or transfer title to any interest in real property" (Subd. 2). Transactions affecting real property may also require an affidavit of trustee under Minn. Stat. 501C.1014.

The representations contained within the certificate are made by the executing trustee or settlor under oath before a public notary and as such the executing party ensure there are no provisions in the trust instrument or subsequent amendments to limit the power of the trustee in the transaction or "to exercise any other power identified in the certificate" (Subd. 1).

Contact an attorney with any questions regarding trusts or certificates of trust, as each situation is unique.

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