Galveston County Correction Deed Forms (Texas)

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Correction Deed

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Galveston County

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Included Forms

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

Correction Deed Form

Correction Deed Form Page 1

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 6/16/2023

Correction Deed Guide

Correction Deed Guide Page 1

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 9/21/2023

Completed Example of a Correction Deed Document

Completed Example of a Correction Deed Document Page 1

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 9/22/2023

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 or Galveston 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?

After you submit payment you will see a page listing the Galveston County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Galveston County Correction 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 Correction 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 Galveston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Galveston County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Galveston County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Galveston 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 Correction Deed Forms:

  • Galveston County

Including:

  • Bacliff
  • Dickinson
  • Friendswood
  • Galveston
  • Gilchrist
  • High Island
  • Hitchcock
  • Kemah
  • La Marque
  • League City
  • Port Bolivar
  • Santa Fe
  • Texas City

What is the Texas Correction Deed

In Texas, a correction deed is the deed issued to make changes to an erroneous deed, referred to as the corrected deed. These two instruments are closely linked, and all corrections are effective as of the date of the original recorded instrument (Property Code Sec. 5.030).

Texas Property Code distinguishes between material and non-material corrections, giving specific examples in each category. Non-material changes are generally clerical in nature and include additions to or corrections of: party names and marital status; elements of the property description, such as, an error in a metes and bounds description or incorrect acreage; the recording date or reference data to an earlier instrument; a missing or defective acknowledgement. All these corrections can be made by persons other than the parties of the original instrument, as long as reasons for the correction and knowledge of the facts corrected are stated and evidence of notification of the original parties or their heirs is provided (Property Code Sec. 5.028).

Material corrections, on the other hand, can only be made by the original parties or their heirs and must be executed by all of parties involved. Such changes include the addition or removal of land, disclaimers, a mortgagee's consent or subordination to a recorded instrument, and changes of lot or unit number (Property Code Sec. 5.029). A Texas Supreme Court decision from 2009 also specified the addition or removal of mineral rights as among the material changes that can only be made by the original parties.

In some areas of Texas, it has been common practice for the attorney who made the error to correct it through a scrivener's affidavit when the parties are not available and the error is only minor in nature. This type of correction is ineffective when a title company employee makes it or when it is made to a certified copy of the original instrument. Only when the parties initial the changes and sign a statement why they are being made is the correction of a certified copy acceptable for recording, but even then, can it be only made for the types of errors specified in the statutes (see above). It is always advisable to check with the local county recorder.

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Galveston County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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