Polk County Correction Deed Form (North Carolina)

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

Correction Deed Form

Polk County Correction Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 3/4/2024

Correction Deed Guide

Polk County Correction Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 5/2/2024

Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Polk County Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 5/2/2024

Corrective Affidavit Form

Polk County Corrective Affidavit Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 4/23/2024

Corrective Affidavit Guide

Polk County Corrective Affidavit Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Polk County compliant document last validated/updated 4/16/2024

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

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

Polk County Registrar of Deeds

40 Courthouse St / PO Box 308, Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Hours: 8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri

Phone: (828) 894-8450

Local jurisdictions located in Polk County include:

  • Columbus
  • Lynn
  • Mill Spring
  • Saluda
  • Tryon

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by North Carolina or Polk 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 Polk County Correction 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.

Use the correction deed to correct errors in a warranty, special warranty, or quit claim deed in North Carolina.

In North Carolina, several correction options may be used: an affidavit of correction, also called scrivener's affidavit; a re-recording of the original erroneous deed; and a newly drafted correction deed. Choosing the best option will depend on the type of error in the deed. Minor or typographical errors can be addressed through the affidavit (N.C.G.S. 47-36.1), but material errors and any errors affecting the legal description require a correction deed, or at least a re-recordation of the corrected original deed.

The affidavit of correction goes on public record with cross-reference to the deed and constitutes notification of an error, but not an actual correction. When re-recording the original deed, make corrections directly on the document (or a certified copy of it). Initial these changes and have the document re-signed by the original parties and re-acknowledged. Check with the county's recording office before choosing this option to verify local requirements regarding title pages, contents and fees.

The easiest and cleanest option for correcting a deed is to record a new correction deed. This eliminates the need to determine the type of error and its potential impact on the ability to sell the property at a later point. The correction deed references the original document by date and recording number and, except for the corrected or omitted information, duplicates the text of the old deed. The original parties must sign in the presence of a notary, who then acknowledges this new instrument prior to recording.

(North Carolina CD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

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