Cumberland County Certificate of Trust Forms (Pennsylvania)

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Certificate of Trust

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Cumberland County

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Included Forms

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

Certificate of Trust Form

Certificate of Trust Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/1/2024

Completed Example of the Certificate of Trust Document

Completed Example of the Certificate of Trust Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/13/2024

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 Pennsylvania or Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland County Certificate of Trust 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 Certificate of Trust 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 Cumberland County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Cumberland County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Cumberland County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Cumberland 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 Certificate of Trust Forms:

  • Cumberland County

Including:

  • Boiling Springs
  • Camp Hill
  • Carlisle
  • Enola
  • Grantham
  • Lemoyne
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Mount Holly Springs
  • New Cumberland
  • New Kingstown
  • Newburg
  • Newville
  • Plainfield
  • Shippensburg
  • Summerdale
  • Walnut Bottom

What is the Pennsylvania Certificate of Trust

Find the laws regarding certificates of trust at section 7790.3 of the Pennsylvania Statutes.

A trustee is a person or entity who holds title to a trust's assets on behalf of a settlor. Trustees use an official document called a certificate of trust to validate the trust's existence and confirm their authority to act on its behalf.

In order to facilitate transactions dealing with real property in a trust, lenders may require the trustee to furnish a certificate of trust. Third parties may also request a certificate to confirm the trustee has the authority, for example, to transfer real property out of the trust and to them.

The certificate presents essential information about the (unrecorded) full trust instrument, while protecting the confidentiality of its specific details. A recipient of a certificate may still request copies of certain sections of the trust instrument, particularly those establishing the appointment of a trustee and the trustee's powers, as well as amendments to the trust, but the request opens up certain liabilities, as enumerated in P.S. 7790.3(e),(h).

Section 7790.3 governs the contents and effect of the certificate. Requirements of the certificate include basic information such as the name of the settlor of the trust, the type of trust, the taxpayer identification number assigned to the trust, the acting trustee's name, and the relevant powers of the trustee. The trustee executes and signs the certificate and submits it for recording in the county in which the real property with which the trust is concerned is located.

(Pennsylvania COT Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Cumberland 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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4.8 out of 5 (4317 Reviews)

Dyanna B.

April 23rd, 2024

Got what I needed. Easy access.

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Gina G.

April 17th, 2024

This service is fantastic! Took a few tries to scan the document correctly, but their patience and quick turn around made this a far better experience than going to the County myself.

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April 17th, 2024

Great service that satisfied all my needs. Great prices too.

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Joanne K.

July 16th, 2021

I haven't used the forms yet, but was at the county recorders office and they looked at it and said it looked fine. The instructions were easy to read and the forms easy to complete and save for a next time, if there is need.

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May 1st, 2021

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January 20th, 2019

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March 23rd, 2020

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May 11th, 2023

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Sheryl C.

July 28th, 2021

Very Very helpful easy to navigate the guides and examples were great and informative. Great to have will be using for future transactions.

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May 11th, 2021

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Karen L.

June 14th, 2022

Form is easy to complete but has a crowded look upon printing. I would put more returns between paragraphs to make it easier to read.

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Diane W.

January 3rd, 2020

The forms were immediately available for download, which was nice. However, I was not impressed by the lack of several features: 1) there was no way to edit set text in the form, such as where it says you should consult an attorney. That is not necessary for recording the deed and I wanted to deleted it, but could not. 2) Also, under the "Notes" section, there is a limited area to write; I tried adding a fuller explanation of something, but the form would not accept or include it when I printed the final document. The form may do the job, but it's not very sophisticated or elegant.

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Elizabeth R.

April 20th, 2023

It was easy to download and save the Revocation of Beneficiary of Deed form. The example and instructions helped a lot. When I went to file with the county clerk's office, she read through it carefully and said "perfect" when she was through. Thank you for making it so easy!

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David L.

November 19th, 2021

Good quick service. The forms helped guide and explain each section and question.

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Alma S.

May 6th, 2020

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