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Rhode Island - Bristol County Executor Deed Form

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Bristol County Executor Deed Form Page 1

Executor Deed Form - Bristol County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 11/12/2019


Bristol County Executor Deed Guide Page 1

Executor Deed Guide - Bristol County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 10/24/2019


Bristol County Completed Example of the Executor Deed Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Executor Deed Document - Bristol County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 11/13/2019


*The Following Rhode Island and Bristol County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Residency Affidavit

Residency Affidavit

When a nonresident sells Rhode Island realty and associated tangible personal property, the buyer must deduct and withhold a percentage of the total amount paid. The buyer may rely on the seller’s determination of residency only if the seller furnishes the buyer with a residency affidavit. This residency affidavit must be completed by the seller and made part of all closings when any Rhode Island realty and associated tangible property are sold. In the absence of this affidavit, the buyer must withhold. Every buyer subject to withholding is liable for the amounts withheld or required to be withheld and the amounts are a lien on the property until paid. The buyer should retain the original affidavit with the other records and must produce it for the Division of Taxation, if requested. A copy of the affidavit should be given to the seller. The buyer should not send the affidavit to the Tax Division.


Conveyance Tax

Conveyance Tax

The conveyance tax return form or CVYT-1 form must be filed with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. Unless noted otherwise, completed forms should be sent to: Rhode Island Division of Taxation One Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908


Notary Certificates

Notary Certificates

The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the state.


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Areas covered by these Executor Deed Forms:

  • Bristol County

Including:

  • Barrington
  • Bristol
  • Prudence Island
  • Warren

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What is the Rhode Island Executor Deed?

An executor's deed is a statutory form under RIGL 34-11-12 for sales of real property from a probated estate. An executor is a court-appointed fiduciary entrusted to administer a decedent's estate. He or she is the personal representative named in the decedent's will.

Use an executor's deed to transfer title to a purchaser with implied fiduciary covenants. Executor's deeds contain covenants that the grantor is the duly qualified and acting executor of the estate, that he or she has good right and lawful authority to convey the decedent's interest in the subject property, and that he or she, in his or her capacity, has given bond as required by law and has complied in all respects with the court's decree.

In Rhode Island, the probate court must authorize sales of realty from the estate (RIGL 33-19-3). Prior to the sale, the executor files a petition for the sale of real estate with the court, which must include the reason for the sale. Valid reasons for petitioning for the sale of real property under RIGL 33-12-6 include enabling the payment of debts or facilitating efficient administration of the estate. This authority excludes sales of real property that is specifically devised by the decedent's will, unless the devisee(s) give consent to the sale. An executor with a power of sale under a will must also obtain consent to sell specifically devised real property (RIGL 33-12-6).

In addition to meeting the standard requirements for form and content of deeds in Rhode Island, the executor's deed should reflect the true consideration paid by the grantee for the grantor's interest in the realty. Rhode Island levies a real estate conveyance tax based on purchase price, to be paid by the grantor, due upon recording (RIGL 44-25-1). Submit a conveyance tax return (CVYT-1) to the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. The executor may also be asked to furnish an affidavit of residency to the buyer, unless the deed includes a statement that no withholding of tax under RIGL 44-30-71.3 is required.

The executor must sign the deed in the presence of a notary public for a valid transfer. Recording in Rhode Island is done at the municipal level in the town or city where the property is situated. Submit the completed, signed, and notarized deed, along with any supplemental documents, to the land evidence division of the town clerk in the municipality where the subject parcel is located.

The information provided here is not a substitute for legal advice. Consult an attorney licensed in the State of Rhode Island with questions regarding executor's deeds, or for any other issues related to settling an estate, as each situation is unique.

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