Mercer County Quitclaim Deed Form (West Virginia)

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

Quitclaim Deed Form

Mercer County Quitclaim Deed Form

Fill in the blank Quitclaim Deed form formatted to comply with all West Virginia recording and content requirements.
Included Mercer County compliant document last validated/updated 5/13/2024

Quitclaim Deed Guide

Mercer County Quitclaim Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Quitclaim Deed form.
Included Mercer County compliant document last validated/updated 4/12/2024

Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Mercer County Completed Example of the Quitclaim Deed Document

Example of a properly completed West Virginia Quitclaim Deed document for reference.
Included Mercer County compliant document last validated/updated 5/20/2024

When using these Quitclaim Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Mercer County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Mercer County Clerk

Courthouse - 1501 W Main St, Suite 121, Princeton, West Virginia 24740

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Phone: (304) 487-8312

Local jurisdictions located in Mercer County include:

  • Athens
  • Beeson
  • Bluefield
  • Bramwell
  • Camp Creek
  • Flat Top
  • Freeman
  • Hiawatha
  • Kegley
  • Kellysville
  • Lashmeet
  • Lerona
  • Matoaka
  • Montcalm
  • Nemours
  • Oakvale
  • Princeton
  • Rock
  • Spanishburg
  • Wolfe

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?

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

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

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

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

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by West Virginia or Mercer 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 Mercer County Quitclaim 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.

West Virginia Code Section 36-3-5 establishes a statutory form for conveying real property in West Virginia.

When a deed contains the words for release codified at Section 36-3-7, the deed is construed to convey whatever right, title, and interest the grantor has in the premises granted, "as if it set forth that the grantor or releasor hath remised, released, and forever quitted claim."

Quitclaim deeds provide the least amount of protection for the grantee (buyer) because they contain no warranty of title. A quitclaim deed, therefore, is a common manner of conveyance for clearing title or when adding or removing parties from the deed.

To be valid and to provide a quality public record, both the grantor and grantee must be named in the section of the deed that details the words and terms of conveyance (conveyancing clause). In addition, the property must be able to be identified by inclusion of a legal description, including the district in which the parcel is located.

The granting party must sign the deed in the presence of a notary public. Property owned by a married person requires the spouse's signature to release potential marital rights, regardless of whether the spouse holds a direct interest in the property.

A quitclaim deed in this state is void as to creditors and subsequent purchasers for valuable consideration without notice until it is recorded in the county where the property is located (W. Va. Code 40-1-9). To record a quitclaim deed with a county clerk in West Virginia, the instrument must meet state and county requirements of form and content for documents pertaining to an interest in real property. All recorded deeds must be accompanied by a Sales Listing Form.

Deeds recorded in West Virginia are subject to a transfer tax based on the purchase price (consideration) listed on the deed, or, if no consideration is listed, the fair market value of the property. For deeds having no consideration, a Declaration of Consideration or Value is required.

Consult a lawyer with questions about quitclaim deeds or for any other issues related to transferring real property in West Virginia.

(West Virginia QD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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