Columbus County Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Forms (North Carolina)

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Beneficiary and Administrator Deed

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Included Forms

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

Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Form

Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Form Page 1

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 4/6/2023

Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Guide

Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Guide Page 1

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 7/25/2023

Completed Example of the Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Document

Completed Example of the Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Document Page 1

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 6/30/2023

Included Supplemental Documents

The following North Carolina and Columbus County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.

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 or Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus County Beneficiary and Administrator 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.

Can the Beneficiary and Administrator 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 Columbus County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Columbus County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Columbus County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Columbus 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 Beneficiary and Administrator Deed Forms:

  • Columbus County

Including:

  • Bolton
  • Brunswick
  • Cerro Gordo
  • Chadbourn
  • Clarendon
  • Delco
  • Evergreen
  • Fair Bluff
  • Hallsboro
  • Lake Waccamaw
  • Nakina
  • Riegelwood
  • Tabor City
  • Whiteville

What is the North Carolina Beneficiary and Administrator Deed

Probate is the legal process of settling a decedent's (deceased person's) estate. An administrator is the personal representative appointed by the clerk of superior court to administer a decedent's estate.

When the estate's assets are not sufficient to pay debts, the administrator may need to petition the superior court where the estate is open to obtain an order to sell the decedent's real property. In North Carolina, title to real property vests in the decedent's heirs upon death, and a special proceeding is required to bring the property into the estate. An administrator may not sell realty without the court's permission.

The beneficiary and administrator's deed is an instrument executed by a decedent's heirs and joined by the administrator of the estate to convey an interest in real property from an intestate estate (so called when the decedent dies without a will, or does not name an executor of the estate) to a purchaser.

When the estate is still open in probate, the administrator joins in the deed consenting to the sale of the real property described within as required by N.C.G.S. 28A-17-12. By signing the deed, the administrator waives the possibility of opening a special proceeding to bring the property back into the estate later.

Heirs must execute the deed for a valid transfer. The deed lists all heirs and their marital status; spouses of heirs must join in signing the deed to release homestead rights under North Carolina law. Because title is legally vested in them, the executing heirs may make warranties of title, but the administrator typically does not. Any warranty language included in the deed is binding on the heirs.

Recitals of a beneficiary and administrator's deed include a statement that the decedent died intestate and information regarding the opened estate, including the decedent's date of death, the county of probate, and the file number assigned to the estate by the clerk of superior court. In addition, the deed states that the administrator named within is qualified to administer the estate and joins to evidence consent to the sale, and includes the date of first notice to creditors.

A lawful deed in North Carolina states the consideration made for the transfer of title, contains an accurate legal description of the subject parcel and recites the grantor's source of title. When properly executed and recorded, the beneficiary and administrator's deed vests title to the within-described property in the named grantee(s). Any restrictions to the transfer should be noted in the body of the deed.

Both the heirs' signatures and the administrator's signature must be acknowledged in the presence of a notarial official before the deed can be recorded in the county where the subject property is located. For a valid deed, the signatures of heirs and their spouses, when applicable, must be present. An affidavit of consideration or value may be required.

Consult an attorney licensed in the State of North Carolina with questions regarding beneficiary and administrator's deeds, as each situation is unique.

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