Summit County Fiduciary Deed Forms (Ohio)

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Fiduciary Deed

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Included Forms

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

Fiduciary Deed Form

Fiduciary Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 8/18/2023

Fiduciary Deed Guide

Fiduciary Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/14/2024

Completed Example of the Fiduciary Deed Document

Completed Example of the Fiduciary Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/5/2024

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 Ohio or Summit 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?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Summit 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 type of files are the forms?

All of our Summit County Fiduciary 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 Fiduciary 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 Summit County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Summit County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Summit County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Summit 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 Fiduciary Deed Forms:

  • Summit County

Including:

  • Akron
  • Barberton
  • Bath
  • Clinton
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Fairlawn
  • Green
  • Hudson
  • Lakemore
  • Macedonia
  • Munroe Falls
  • Northfield
  • Peninsula
  • Richfield
  • Stow
  • Tallmadge
  • Twinsburg

What is the Ohio Fiduciary Deed

Ohio Fiduciary Deed for Executors and Administrators

Probate is the legal process of settling and distributing a decedent's estate according to the terms of a probated will or laws of intestate succession. In the context of estate administration, a fiduciary is either an executor (when named in a will) or an administrator (when the decedent dies without a will or does not name an executor) assigned by the court of common pleas to administer the decedent's estate.

If the estate's assets are insufficient to pay debts, the fiduciary may need to sell the decedent's property. Fiduciaries must obtain the court's permission to sell assets from the estate, unless authorized or directed by the decedent's will.

In Ohio, executors and administrators use fiduciary deeds to convey real property from an estate to a purchaser pursuant to a court order. A fiduciary deed is a statutory form (R.C. 5302.09) containing fiduciary covenants that the grantor is the duly appointed, qualified, and acting fiduciary, and that he or she is authorized to make the sale and conveyance of the within described real property. Additionally, the grantor covenants with the grantee that in the proceedings of the sale, he or she has complied with statutory requirements (5302.10).

A fiduciary deed names the executing fiduciary's as grantor, and identifies the county and case number in which the decedent's estate is opened in probate. The deed states the amount of consideration the grantee is paying for the transfer of title, and titles the property in the name and manner of vesting of the grantee.

Deeds in Ohio require a recital of the grantor's source of title, including the prior instrument volume and page numbers. A full legal description of the subject parcel is required. Any restrictions on the property should also be noted. The executing fiduciary must sign the deed in the presence of a notary public before recording in the county where the subject property is located.

The information provided here is not a substitute for legal advice. Consult an attorney licensed in the State of Ohio with questions regarding fiduciary deeds, as each situation is unique.

(Ohio Fiduciary Deed Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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