Lincoln County Warranty Deed Form (South Dakota)

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

Warranty Deed Form

Lincoln County Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Lincoln County compliant document last validated/updated 7/12/2024

Warranty Deed Guide

Lincoln County Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Lincoln County compliant document last validated/updated 7/4/2024

Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Lincoln County Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Lincoln County compliant document last validated/updated 7/1/2024

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

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

Lincoln County Register of Deeds

104 N Main St, Suite 130, Canton, South Dakota 57013-1703

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F

Phone: (605) 764-5661

Local jurisdictions located in Lincoln County include:

  • Canton
  • Fairview
  • Harrisburg
  • Hudson
  • Lennox
  • Sioux Falls
  • Tea
  • Worthing

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Lincoln County?

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

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

Real or immovable property in South Dakota consists of land, that which is affixed to land, that which is incidental or appurtenant to land, and that which is immovable by law (43-1-3). A transfer of real property is required to be in writing and signed by the grantor or by his agent authorized in writing. A warranty deed is one such deed that can be used to transfer real property in South Dakota. The statutory form for a warranty deed is presented in 43-25-5 of the South Dakota Codified Laws. A warranty deed implies the following covenants on the part of the grantor: (1) That he is lawfully seized of the premises in fee simple and has good right to convey the same, (2) that the premises are free from all encumbrances, (3) that he warrants to the grantee, his heirs, and assigns the quiet and peaceable possession thereof, and (4) that he will defend the title thereto against all persons who may lawfully claim the same (43-25-6).

The execution of a warranty deed must be duly acknowledged to entitle it to be recorded. If the deed is not acknowledged, it must be proved by a subscribing witness (43-25-26). The proof or acknowledgment of a warranty deed can be made at any place within the state before a notary public or justice or clerk of the Supreme Court (18-4-1). Additional officers who are authorized to take the proof or acknowledgment of a deed in South Dakota within their own circuit, county, or municipality are listed in section 18-4-2 of the South Dakota Codified Laws. Warranty deeds can also be acknowledged out of state in accordance with the Uniform Acknowledgments Law, chapter 18-5 of the South Dakota Codified Laws. The acknowledgment or proof of an instrument must be certified by a certificate of acknowledgement endorsed on or attached to the instrument by the officer taking such acknowledgment (18-4-11). A warranty deed must also be accompanied by a completed Certificate of Value when presented for recording.

Instruments entitled to be recorded must be recorded by the register of deeds in the county where the property is located. An unrecorded warranty deed will be valid between the parties to it and those who have actual notice thereof (43-28-14). The recording of a duly acknowledged or proved warranty deed will be constructive notice of the execution of such instrument to all purchasers and encumbrancers subsequent to the recording (43-28-15). Every conveyance of real property in this state is void as against a later purchaser or encumbrancer of the same property, or any part thereof, in good faith and for a valuable consideration whose conveyance is first duly recorded (43-28-17).

(South Dakota WD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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