Lewis County Trustee Deed Form (Missouri)

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

Trustee Deed Form

Lewis County Trustee Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 5/15/2024

Trustee Deed Guide

Lewis County Trustee Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 4/3/2024

Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Lewis County Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Lewis County compliant document last validated/updated 3/28/2024

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

When using these Trustee Deed forms, the subject real estate should be physically located in Lewis County, and the executed documents 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 Trustee 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 Trustee 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 trustee uses a trustee's deed to convey property held in a living trust in Missouri.
In a trust arrangement, the settlor conveys property to the trustee, who holds title to the property for the benefit of a third party, the trust's beneficiary.

The trustee is the administrator of the trust whose power to sell trust property, in this case, is conferred by the trust instrument, the document executed by the trust's settlor establishing the trust and containing the trust provisions. The Missouri Uniform Trust Code also confirms the trustee's power to "acquire or sell property in divided or undivided interests, for cash or on credit, at public or private sale" ( 456.8-816, RSMo).

The granting language of "bargain and sell, convey and confirm" is the common language used in Missouri to transfer property to a grantee with special warranty. A special warranty contains limited covenants of clear title (subject to noted encumbrances), and protection against claims arising by or through the grantor only.

In addition to meeting the requirements for content and format required by standard deeds, such as quitclaim or warranty deeds, trustee's deeds must also reference the trust instrument designating the acting trustee. The deed must be signed by the acting trustee's in the presence of a notary public for a valid transfer. A distinct acknowledgment form for trustees is codified at 486.330(5), RSMo.

Contact an attorney with any questions about Missouri trustee's deeds, or living trusts in general.

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

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