Arizona Quit Claim Deed Form

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The Arizona quitclaim deed is a form used to transfer property from one person to another without any warranties as to whether the title is clear. In other words, the person transferring the property is not making any warranties against any other claims to the property from others. The transferor is only transferring any right they may have to the property, whatever that right may be. Once the document is complete, it will need to be signed by the parties in front of a notary public. The purchaser will then have to file the deed for recording with the recorder in the county in which the property is located within 60 days.

Affidavit of Property Value – Must be completed and attached to the quitclaim deed. If the property is being transferred without payment it is not needed (§ 11-1134).

Laws – § 33-402

Recording (§ 11-468) – All quitclaim deeds are to be filed, along with any necessary fee(s), with the County Recorder’s Office in the jurisdiction of the property.

Signing (§ 33-401) – A notary public must first witness the Grantor(s) signature(s) before the form may be filed with the County Recorder.

How to Write

Step 1 – You will find three buttons on the right beneath the image of the Arizona Quit Claim Form. Select one of these buttons (“PDF,” “ODT,” or “Word”) to download the preferred file type of this document.

Step 2 – Open the file then, beneath the heading “Prepared By,” fill in the “Name,” “Address,” “State,” and “Zip Code” of the person submitting the information onto this document.

Step 3 – Next, the Arizona County Recorder requires you assign a Mail Recipient to receive returned materials from this filing. Under “After Recording Return To,” indicate the “Name,” “Address,” “State,” and “Zip Code” for this Mail Recipient’s information.

Step 4 – Following the words “State of Arizona,” enter the Arizona County of the Property’s location.

Step 5 – In the paragraph presented, report the Consideration (money) being exchanged for the Grantor’s Claim to Property on the first blank space (preceding the dollar sign). Enter this amount as a phrase.

Step 6 – After the dollar sign in the parentheses, report this amount numerically.

Step 7 – Look for the phrase “in hand paid to,” then declare the Legal Name of the Grantor on the space provided. The next space should have the word “Grantor” entered on it.

Step 8 – The next term, “residing at,” refers to the Grantor’s Address. Report this address on the space after this term.

Step 9 – The next three spaces will also require address items entered. In this order, fill in the “County of,” “City of,” and “State of” the Grantor’s Residence.

Step 10 – Look for the words “conveys and quitclaims to.” On the space following this phrase, report the Grantor’s Legal Name. Then write the word “Grantee” on the next blank line.

Step 11 – The phrase “residing at,” after the Grantee’s Name, will need the Address of the Grantee’s Residence entered on the blank space following it.

Step 12 – The next three empty spaces will also refer to the Grantee’s Residential Address. They will call for the “County of,” “City of,” and “State of” this Address to be declared.

Step 13 – The County where the Property is found will need to be entered on the line following the words “…real estate, situated in.”

Step 14 – The blank lines at the conclusion of the paragraph require a Legal Description of the Property being conveyed through this form. Declare the Address and report the Legal Description as it appears on the Title. You may attach an additional document with this information if there is not enough room.

Step 15 – The next page of this document will contain designated areas for the Signing and Notarization required by the Arizona County Clerk. The Grantor(s) must place his or her signature on the “Grantor’s Signature” line. Below this, the Printed Name and the Complete Address of the Grantor must be reported.

Step 16 – The next area of this page is for the notarization process. Only the Notary Public present during the Grantor Signing may fill in the County, Parties, and Date of Signature. Similarly, only this entity may report the Notary ID Number and Commission Expiration before providing the Notary Stamp.

Step 17 – Contact the Arizona County Clerk where the Property is located. Arizona Counties will have different submission requirements and fees. Obtain this information then file this paperwork in compliance with that Arizona County Clerk Office. Make sure this is done within 60 days of the Notary Public’s recorded Signature Date.