Luzerne County Trustee Deed Forms (Pennsylvania)

Express Checkout

Form Package

Trustee Deed

State

Pennsylvania

Area

Luzerne County

Price

$27.97

Delivery

Immediate Download

Payment Information

Please provide a valid email.
Please provide a valid first name.
Please provide a valid last name.
Please provide a valid card number.
Please provide a valid security code.
Please provide a valid billing zip code.
You must agree before submitting.
More info on getting a copy of your existing deed and eRecording.

Included Forms

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

Trustee Deed Form

Trustee Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/19/2024

Trustee Deed Guide

Trustee Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 3/27/2024

Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Completed Example of the Trustee Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 12/25/2023

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 Trustee 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 Trustee 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 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 Trustee Deed 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 Trustee Deed

Title 20, Chapter 77 of the Pennsylvania Statutes governs trusts in the State of Pennsylvania.

A trust is a wealth management tool commonly used in estate planning. There are three main parties to a trust: the settlor, who funds the trust by conveying assets into it; the trustee, who administers the trust and controls its assets; and the beneficiary, who has a present or future interest in the trust (P.S. 7703). Note that a sole trustee cannot also be the sole beneficiary (P.S. 7732(a)(5)).

Under a trust, the acting trustee manages the trust as directed by the settlor. This arrangement works, in part, because the trustee holds what amounts to a proxy title to the trust's assets. If the trust contains real property that the settlor wishes to sell, the trustee executes and records a document called a trustee's deed to transfer the title to the grantee/buyer -- the settlor is not identified in the transaction.

In most cases, trustee's deeds are modified quitclaim or special warranty deeds. Quitclaim deeds contain no warranties of title, and special warranty deeds only offer the grantee protection against title claims originating while grantor controlled the property. Generally, a trustee uses a quitclaim deed if the settlor and grantee are close relatives (spouses, parent to child, etc.). A trustee of a living trust might also use a quitclaim deed to transfer property out of the trust and to himself as an individual. Third-party purchasers might require a special warranty deed in order to obtain a mortgage or title insurance.

Besides fulfilling the requirements for all instruments affecting real property in the State of Pennsylvania (tax parcel number, legal description, prior deed information, certificate of residence, and so on), the trustee's deed names the trustee as the grantor and gives the date and the name of the trust under which the trustee is acting. A certificate of trust is sometimes included to verify the trust's existence and the trustee's authority to act on behalf of the trust. As with other instruments, the deed must be signed and acknowledged in the presence of a notary, then recorded in the county where the property is situated.

Trust law can be thorny, and each situation is unique. Consult an attorney with specific questions or for complicated circumstances.

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

Our Promise

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.

Save Time and Money

Get your Luzerne County Trustee Deed form done right the first time with Deeds.com Uniform Conveyancing Blanks. At Deeds.com, we understand that your time and money are valuable resources, and we don't want you to face a penalty fee or rejection imposed by a county recorder for submitting nonstandard documents. We constantly review and update our forms to meet rapidly changing state and county recording requirements for roughly 3,500 counties and local jurisdictions.

Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (4317 Reviews)

Dyanna B.

April 23rd, 2024

Got what I needed. Easy access.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your positive words! We’re thrilled to hear about your experience.

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.

Reply from Staff

We are delighted to have been of service. Thank you for the positive review!

Michael M.

April 17th, 2024

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

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

Nicole w.

July 22nd, 2022

Awesome and very fast service!!!

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Bryan A.

April 9th, 2020

Very easy thank you for this quick process.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for the kind words Bryan.

Donna T.

April 23rd, 2020

Very clear instructions. All documents were easy to download and print.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

Cheryl C.

September 1st, 2021

Very pleased. I spent a fair amount of time chasing a blank form only to be told it couldn't be given to me - I had to go through my attorney.
Going thru the deeds.com was a breeze; the blank form looked exactly like one I had filed before :-)

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

John G.

March 25th, 2020

Very straightforward ordering process to obtain the forms I needed. Thank you.

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Archie POA G.

January 25th, 2020

got what I ordered, as expected, in good time

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

willie B.

May 21st, 2019

I love how you can get information you need online great program ,outstanding just love it....

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Mark J.

January 28th, 2021

Straightforward, no issues.

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Samantha A.

June 9th, 2022

Its exactly what it said it was. I received multiple downloads, loaded fast and was pretty easy to navigate.

Reply from Staff

Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it. Have a great day!

John B.

December 23rd, 2020

Thorough. Thanks!

Reply from Staff

Thank you!

Lisa W.

May 25th, 2022

The easiest thing to use ever. Amazing and extremely prompt support. They get the job done with all the information you might need

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!

BROOKE W.

February 16th, 2021

Great fillable form! And the separate instruction sheet was detailed and very clear. I particularly appreciate you including a sample of a completed form. I've filled in real estate forms before but never this one, and there were some things I didn't know.

Reply from Staff

We appreciate your business and value your feedback. Thank you. Have a wonderful day!