Kansas Quitclaim Deed

You have decided to transfer your property to another person. What do you need to do about this? Part of this process and paperwork can be the Quitclaim deed. Let’s figure out what this document is, how it works, and how you can complete it.

By drafting this free printable deed form, the grantor transfers their rights and interests in the property to another person. However, in principle, there is nothing in the document guaranteeing that the grantor has this property or at least any rights to it. As the grantee, if you sign the document and then find out that the person had no rights to the property, there is nothing you can do to them.

Therefore, this form is usually used to transfer property rights from one family member to another or between your companies or trusts.

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Quitclaim Deed Laws and Requirements in Kansas

To be well oriented in drawing up the right quitclaim deed form and avoid mistakes, it is necessary to know the law governing its use.

Laws

If you want to study the law on your own in Kansas, read Kansas Statutes Chapter 58 Article 22. The form of the quitclaim deed is discussed in § 58-2204.

Signing requirements

The document must be signed in the presence of a notary public. The form is signed by:

  • the grantor
  • the grantee
  • the notary

Recording requirements

You should find the County Recorder’s Office that serves the area where the property is located and register the document there.

Wording requirements

It is recommended to use the wording set out in § 58-2204.

Fees

In some counties of Kansas, you do not need to pay fees to register this document. We advise you to check your county website for up-to-date information.


How to Fill Out and File a Quitclaim Deed in Kansas

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Please see our step-by-step guide for filling out the form.

1. Specify the Return Address

In the upper left corner, write the address and name of the recipient of the form. This is where it will be sent from the Recorder’s Office after registration.

2. Fill in the Personal Details of the Grantor and the Grantee

Provide their full names and addresses, including zip codes.

3. Describe the Transferred Property

You need to enter the county where the property is situated, legal address, and legal description.

4. Date

The date on which the form is signed must be entered, including the full spelling of the year. This must be done in the presence of a notary.

5. Sign and Write the Names

Both the granteer and the grantee must sign the form and write their full names.

6. Obtain Notary Certification

A notary public fills out the form and appends their signature and state seal.

7. Register the Document

Check if you need to pay any fees and send the document to the required Recorder’s Office. If all is well and they certify the form, you will soon receive it back to the address indicated at the beginning and use it for its intended purpose.

If you have doubts concerning the creation of this form, seek the advice of an experienced lawyer. It is better to spend money on legal advice than suffer later for doing things the wrong way.

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Published: Apr 27, 2021