Summit County Quitclaim Deed Forms (Ohio)

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Quitclaim Deed

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

Quitclaim Deed Form

Quitclaim Deed Form

Fill in the blank Quitclaim Deed form formatted to comply with all Ohio recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/21/2024

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Quitclaim Deed form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/19/2024

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Example of a properly completed Ohio Quitclaim Deed document for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/22/2024

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 Quitclaim 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 Quitclaim 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 Quitclaim 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 Quitclaim Deed

In Ohio, title to real property can be transferred from one party to another by executing a quitclaim deed. Quitclaim deeds are statutory in Ohio under Ohio Rev. Code Section 5302.11, and they convey all the right, title, and interest of the grantor to and in the property (Ohio Rev. Code Section 5302.11). This type of deed "simply conveys whatever interest exists when the deed is executed (transferred) and delivered," and does not guarantee that the grantor has "good title or ownership."

Quitclaim deeds offer no warranties of title and provide the least amount of protection for the grantee (buyer). Generally reserved for divorces, clearing titles, and transfers of property between family members, quitclaim deeds do not offer the same assurances as general warranty deeds, which convey real property with the most guarantees of title, or limited warranty deeds, which only contain a promise to defend the title against claims that arose during the time the grantor held title to the property.

In Ohio, a lawful quitclaim deed includes the grantor's full name, mailing address, and marital status; the statement "for valuable consideration paid"; and the grantee's full name, mailing address, marital status, and vesting. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. Generally, real property is owned in either sole ownership or in co-ownership. For Ohio residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are tenancy in common and survivorship tenancy. An estate conveyed to two or more people is considered a tenancy in common, unless a survivorship tenancy is declared (Ohio Rev. Code Section 5302.20(a)).

As with any conveyance of realty, a quitclaim deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. Contact the county auditor to verify the legal description prior to recording. In Ohio, any deeds that modify a legal description or contain a new legal description require the name and address of the surveyor who created the legal description (Ohio Rev. Code Section 5301.25(B)). All new metes and bounds descriptions prepared by a registered surveyor must be accompanied by a signed and sealed plat of survey.

Ohio law requires deeds to include a reference to the instrument granting title to the current grantor (Ohio Rev. Code Section 5301.011). That document's volume and page or instrument number should appear on the face of the deed, as well as the county where the document is filed.

Ohio recognizes dower rights, which means that if a married man or woman owns an interest in real property, his or her spouse holds a 1/3 interest in it (Ohio Rev. Code Section 2103.02). As such, if the grantor is married and his or her spouse retains dower rights to the property being conveyed, the spouse must relinquish his or her dower rights. If applicable, the spouse's name should appear on the face of the deed. Consult a lawyer with questions regarding dower rights and release.

Detail any restrictions associated with the property, ensure that the form meets all state and local standards for recorded documents, and sign the deed in the presence of a notary public or other authorized official. Submit the deed to the appropriate county auditor's office prior to recording so that the owner's name can be transferred on the county's tax list (Ohio Rev. Code Section 319.20).

Record the deed at the recorder's office in the county where the property is located for a valid transfer. Contact the same office to confirm accepted forms of payment. A Conveyance Fee Statement (Form DTE 100, or DTE 100EX if claiming an exemption) must be signed by the grantee and filed with the deed.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. Contact an attorney with questions about quitclaim deeds, or for any other issues related to the transfer of real property in Ohio.

(Ohio QD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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November 18th, 2019

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February 4th, 2019

I LOVE that very concise directions and a sample completed deed were included. They were incredibly helpful. I did like the quick response to questions and the refund of my purchase when they were unable to find a deed I needed. I wasn't sure if I could trust this site, but my deed transfer went through without a hitch with the paperwork that was provided/purchased.

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September 28th, 2020

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November 18th, 2020

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March 10th, 2022

Was warned by attorney that forms from internet have lots of mistakes. But after looking all over, took a chance on here. So far, I am satisfied, and actually happy that I got something that (I believe) meets my state and local requirements. Haven't filed the deed yet, or had to put it into effect, but being able to pick the local area, and have the relevant state law listed on the deed, gives me confidence. Also, got the whole package of possibly relevant forms, and a very good guide how to prep the deed with a sample completed deed - greatly appreciated!

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Robby T.

February 16th, 2022

Most people coming to this sight will not have the knowledge for deeds. Therefore, I wish there were more instructions on when the Grantor signs and when the Grantee signs and the process steps to making the transaction final. I would give it 4 out of 5 starts

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Timothy B.

December 17th, 2019

Excellent sample deed, very helpful. Unfortunately, the fill-able template only allowed for one BENEFICIARY.

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September 1st, 2021

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William S C.

June 11th, 2021

The Lady Bird Deed appears to be fine with me as are the instructions. However, there apparently are no specific laws in Texas addressing them other than they are OK. The problem is that lenders are surely going to use them as triggers for their due on sale clauses, especially as the current small mortgage rates begin to increase. The solution to that seems to be to sign and have them notarized, but not to record them unless the holder needs to enforce the provisions. It seems to me that you should consider your solution to that problem in your instructions.

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May 2nd, 2021

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