Luzerne County Certificate of Trust Forms (Pennsylvania)

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Certificate of Trust

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Included Forms

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

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Luzerne County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Luzerne 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:

  • Luzerne County

Including:

  • Beach Haven
  • Bear Creek
  • Cambra
  • Conyngham
  • Dallas
  • Drifton
  • Drums
  • Duryea
  • Ebervale
  • Freeland
  • Glen Lyon
  • Harleigh
  • Harveys Lake
  • Hazleton
  • Hunlock Creek
  • Huntington Mills
  • Kingston
  • Lattimer Mines
  • Lehman
  • Luzerne
  • Milnesville
  • Mountain Top
  • Nanticoke
  • Nescopeck
  • Pittston
  • Plymouth
  • Rock Glen
  • Saint Johns
  • Shavertown
  • Shawanese
  • Shickshinny
  • Sugarloaf
  • Sweet Valley
  • Sybertsville
  • Wapwallopen
  • Weston
  • White Haven
  • Wilkes Barre
  • Wyoming

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)

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