Lyman County Grant Deed Form (South Dakota)

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

Grant Deed Form

Lyman County Grant Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Lyman County compliant document last validated/updated 2/27/2024

Grant Deed Guide

Lyman County Grant Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Lyman County compliant document last validated/updated 10/25/2023

Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document

Lyman County Completed Example of the Grant Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Lyman County compliant document last validated/updated 3/20/2024

The following South Dakota and Lyman County supplemental forms are included as a courtesy with your order:

When using these Grant Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Lyman County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Lyman County Register of Deeds

200 S Main St / PO Box 98, Kennebec, South Dakota 57544

Hours: 8:00am to 12:00 & 1:00 to 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Phone: (605) 869-2297

Local jurisdictions located in Lyman County include:

  • Kennebec
  • Lower Brule
  • Oacoma
  • Presho
  • Reliance
  • Vivian

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Lyman 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 provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Lyman County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Lyman County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Lyman County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Grant 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 Lyman County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Lyman County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by South Dakota or Lyman 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.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Lyman County Grant 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.

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.

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.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

In South Dakota, title to real property can be transferred from one party to another by executing a grant deed. Use a grant deed to transfer title with the implied covenants that guarantee that the title is free of any encumbrances (except for those stated in the deed) and that the grantor holds an interest in the property and is free to convey it (43-25-10). The word "grant" in the conveyancing clause transfers fee simple title (SDCL 43-25-10).

Grant deeds offer the grantee (buyer) more protection than quitclaim deeds, but less than warranty deeds. A grant deed differs from a quitclaim deed in that the latter offers no warranty of title, and only conveys any interest that the grantor may have in the subject estate. A warranty deed offers more surety than a grant deed because it requires the grantor to defend against claims to the title.

A lawful grant deed includes the grantor's full name, mailing address, and marital status; the consideration given for the transfer; and the grantee's full name, mailing address, marital status, and vesting. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. Generally, real property is owned in either sole ownership or in co-ownership. For South Dakota residential property, the primary methods for holding title are tenancy in common and joint tenancy. A conveyance of real estate to two or more persons creates a tenancy in common, unless a joint tenancy is expressly created (43-2-11 et seq).

As with any conveyance of realty, a grant deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. Recite the prior deed reference to maintain a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property. The completed deed must be acknowledged by the grantor (and his or her spouse, if applicable) in the presence of a notary. Finally, the document must meet all state and local standards of form and content for documents pertaining to real property in South Dakota. See SDCL 43-28-23.

A transfer fee is levied based on the consideration paid. Pursuant to SDCL 43-4-23, if the transfer is exempt from the transfer fee, the deed should cite any exemption claimed. A list of exemptions can be found at 43-4-22. Real estate transfer fees are due upon recording, unless an exemption is claimed. Contact the appropriate Register of Deeds office for up-to-date information on transfer fees. The deed must also be recorded with a Certificate of Real Estate Value (SDCL 7-9-7(4)).

Record the original completed deed, along with any additional materials, at the Register of Deeds office in the county where the property is located. Contact the appropriate Register of Deeds to verify accepted forms of payment.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Contact a South Dakota lawyer with any questions related to grant deeds or the transfer of real property.

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