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South Dakota - Brookings County Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Form

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Brookings County Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Form Page 1

Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Form - Brookings County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 10/14/2019


Brookings County Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Guide Page 1

Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Guide - Brookings County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 10/25/2019


Brookings County Completed Example of the Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Document Page 1

Completed Example of the Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Document - Brookings County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 11/15/2019


*The Following South Dakota and Brookings County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order.


Certificate of Real Estate Transfer

Certificate of Real Estate Transfer

This is a required form, due at the time of recording.


Transfer Tax Rates and Exemptions

Transfer Tax Rates and Exemptions

Consult this list for exempt transfers.


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    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
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Areas covered by these Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant Forms:

  • Brookings County

Including:

  • Aurora
  • Brookings
  • Bruce
  • Elkton
  • Sinai
  • Volga
  • White

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What is the South Dakota Affidavit of Deceased Joint Tenant?

Clearing the Title on South Dakota Real Estate after a Joint Tenant Dies

In South Dakota, land owned by two or more people can be held as a tenancy in common, a partnership, or a joint tenancy (SDCL 43-2-11).

Joint tenancy, as defined at 43-2-12, is a property interest "owned by several persons in equal shares, by a title created by a single will or transfer, when expressly declared in the will or transfer to be a joint tenancy, or when granted or devised to personal representatives or trustees as joint tenants." South Dakota's joint tenancy includes the right of survivorship, meaning that if one of the co-owners dies, that person's share is distributed equally among the remaining owners. This distribution is identified as a nonprobate transfer under 29A-2-205(ii).

Nonprobate transfers are not included in the deceased owner's estate; instead, they cause the property to descend to the survivors as a function of law. Still, it makes sense, especially with real estate titles, to formalize and update the changed status. One way to accomplish this is by executing and recording an affidavit stating the relevant facts, attach a certified copy of the decedent's death certificate, and file it with the register of deeds for the county where the property is located.

Each circumstance is unique. Contact an attorney with specific questions or for complex situations.

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