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New Jersey - Sussex County Release of Mortgage Form

All Sussex County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:


Sussex County  Release of Mortgage Form Page 1

Release of Mortgage Form - Sussex County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 3/11/2021


Sussex County Release of Mortgage Guidelines Page 1

Release of Mortgage Guidelines - Sussex County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 2/19/2021


Sussex County Completed Example of the Release of Mortgage Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Release of Mortgage Document - Sussex County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 3/26/2021


*The Following New Jersey and Sussex County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Cover Page for Recordings

Cover Page for Recordings

This cover page is required to be part of any document affecting land title being recorded in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is part of the recorded instrument and permanent record and should not be detached from the original document.


Gross Income Tax (GIT)

Gross Income Tax (GIT)

The Gross Income Tax form (GIT/REP) must be recorded with a deed when selling/transferring real property in New Jersey. Sellers must use one of the following forms: 1. Nonresident Seller's Tax Declaration 2. Nonresident Seller's Tax Prepayment Receipt 3. Seller's Residency Certification/Exemption 4. Waiver of Seller's Filing Requirement of GIT/REP Forms & Payment 4a. Waiver of Seller's Filing Requirement of GIT/REP Forms & Payment for Corrected Deed with no Consideration Each of these forms comes with its own instruction page. Consult the separate tax declaration information for further details.


Affidavit of Consideration

Affidavit of Consideration

This affidavit must be recorded with all deeds - when entire consideration is not recited anywhere in deed, - when grantor claims total or partial exemption from fee, - for all Class 4 property that includes commercial, industrial, or apartment property, - and for transfers of “new construction.” Buyer's affidavit is required when the entire consideration is in excess of $1,000,000 and for every commercial property transfer.


Notary Certificates

Notary Certificates

The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates for notarization in the state.


Resident Decedent Forms

Resident Decedent Forms

The NJ Estate Tax is in addition to the NJ Inheritance Tax. A tax is imposed upon the estate of every resident decedent having a date of death after December 31, 2001. A New Jersey estate tax return must be filed if the decedent’s Gross Estate exceeds $675,000. Form L-9 is an affidavit executed by the executor, administrator or joint tenant requesting the issuance of a tax waiver for real property located in New Jersey which was held by a resident decedent. Do not file the affidavit with the county clerk, but send to NJ Division of Taxation, Inheritance and Estate Tax.


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  • How long does it take to get my forms?
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  • What are supplemental forms?
    • Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by the state or local jurisdiction. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.
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  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Sussex County ?
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Areas covered by these Release of Mortgage Forms:

  • Sussex County

Including:

  • Andover
  • Augusta
  • Branchville
  • Franklin
  • Glasser
  • Glenwood
  • Greendell
  • Hamburg
  • Highland Lakes
  • Hopatcong
  • Lafayette
  • Layton
  • Mc Afee
  • Middleville
  • Montague
  • Newton
  • Ogdensburg
  • Sparta
  • Stanhope
  • Stillwater
  • Stockholm
  • Sussex
  • Swartswood
  • Tranquility
  • Vernon
  • Wallpack Center

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What is the New Jersey Release of Mortgage?

Use this form to release a previously recorded mortgage document when it is (paid and satisfied.) the lender/releasor to avoid penalty, generally has 30 days after notification that the loan has been paid to release a mortgage document. For use by lender/mortgagee, (a bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union or other corporation engaged in the business of making or purchasing mortgage loans.) (46:18-11.2 (1a))

((2) The mortgagee shall have the right to receive from the mortgagor the amount of the fee charged by the county recording officer to cancel the mortgage plus an additional service fee from the mortgagor, which service fee shall not exceed $25 or such higher amount which the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance may approve by regulation, provided the mortgagor has received notice of the fees required by the mortgagee. The mortgagee may collect the service fee at the time of the mortgage transaction or at the time the mortgage is redeemed, paid and satisfied. The fee charged by the county recording officer to cancel the mortgage of record shall be collectible at the time the mortgage is redeemed, paid and satisfied.) ((46:18-11.2 (2))

(c. If the final payment is made in cash, by certified check or cashier's check, the mortgage shall be deemed paid, satisfied and redeemed upon receipt of the cash, certified check or cashier's check by the mortgagee, his agents or assigns.) ((46:18-11.2 (2c))

For use in New Jersey only.

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