Lewis County Special Warranty Deed Form (Missouri)

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

Special Warranty Deed Form

Lewis County Special Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 11/30/2023

Special Warranty Deed Guide

Lewis County Special Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 5/23/2024

Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Lewis County Completed Example of the Special Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 4/5/2024

The following Missouri and Lewis County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

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

Lewis County Recorder of Deeds

100 East Lafayette St / PO Box 97, Monticello, Missouri 63457

Hours: 8:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday

Phone: (573) 767-5440

Local jurisdictions located in Lewis County include:

  • Canton
  • Durham
  • Ewing
  • La Belle
  • La Grange
  • Lewistown
  • Monticello
  • Williamstown

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

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

Can the Special Warranty 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 Lewis County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Lewis County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Missouri or Lewis 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 Lewis County Special Warranty 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.

A special warranty deed can be used in Missouri to transfer title to real property. This type of deed does not offer as much protection as a warranty deed. A special warranty deed includes a covenant that the land is free of any encumbrances done or suffered by the grantor and that the grantor will defend the title against the claims and demands of those claiming by, through, or under the grantor.

A special warranty deed needs to be signed by the party granting the conveyance and should be acknowledged or proved and certified in the manner prescribed by Missouri Statutes. However, all parties are required to sign if the deed is being recorded in the City of St. Louis. For special warranty deeds acknowledged or proved within Missouri, the proof or acknowledgement can be taken before a court having seal or a judge, justice or clerk of such court, or by a notary public. If the acknowledgment or proof of a deed is taken outside of Missouri but within the United States, it can be done before any of the officers listed in 442.150 of the Missouri Statutes (442.150). The officer taking acknowledgements should have a certificate of acknowledgment or proof endorsed on the deed (442.180).

Every special warranty deed that has been proved or acknowledged and certified in the manner provided should be recorded in the office of the county recorder in the county where the real estate is located (442.380). Once a special warranty deed has been filed for record, it will serve as notice to all persons of the contents thereof, and all subsequent purchasers and mortgagees are deemed, in law and equity, to purchase with notice (442.390).

(Missouri SWD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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