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Colorado Special Warranty Deed Form

Colorado Special Warranty Deed Form

Updated April 09, 2024

A Colorado special warranty deed is used to convey real estate in Colorado from a grantor (seller) to a grantee (buyer) with a limited warranty. A special warranty only warrants that the seller did not grant any interest in the property to another during the time that they held the property, but does not guarantee that there are no other claims from before the grantor acquired the property. In all cases of land transfer, it is important that the buyer has a clear idea as to what is recorded in the land records for the property to make sure there are no others who can claim an interest in the property. That is why it is important to complete a land records search for the property.

Laws – Title 38 (Property), Article 30 – Titles and Interests

Statutory Form – C.R.S.A. § 38-30-113(1)(b)

Recording – Form must be filed with the County Recorder’s Office.

Signing – Any deed authorized by the seller (“grantor”) in Colorado must be done in the presence of a Notary Public.[1][2]

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I. Grantor Of Colorado Property Interest

(1) Name Of Colorado Grantor. The full name of each Party intent on releasing his or her claim to or interest in a Colorado real property to another (using this paperwork to do so) must be named as the Grantor of this claim, interest, or ownership concerning the real property. A complete roster of Grantors will be needed to complete the declaration presented and should be supplied where requested. If more than one Grantor is involved with the Colorado property with the intent to sign this document, then each one must be named in the statement displayed even if an attachment is needed

(2) Colorado Grantor Address. The identity of each Colorado Grantor should be accompanied with his or her residential address. Furnish this information as the street address of the reported Colorado Grantor then the County and State. This must be where the Colorado Grantor lives therefore the street address should include the building, the street, and the unit number needed to visit or contact this Party. If more than one Grantor is listed, each one must have his or her full address included even if two Colorado Grantors live together in the same residence.

II. Sum Required For Property Interest

(3) Paid Amount For Interest In Real Property. The payment that was received by the Colorado Grantor(s) to release interest or ownership over real property must be reported. Write this amount to the space available then supply it numerically within the displayed parentheses.

III. Grantee Assuming Colorado Property Interest

(4) Name Of Grantee Purchasing Land Claim. The Grantee assuming the Colorado property ownership, interest, or claim as (currently) held then released by the Grantor’s signature must be identified. This is especially important since any question of identity may result in a delay with this conveyance. Therefore, supply the legal name of the Colorado Grantee to the available spaces in the declaration made by this paperwork. If there is more than one Grantee, then each one should be named in an attached roster. If an attachment is inconvenient, then more room may be inserted directly to this area of the statement.

(5) Address Of Concerned Grantee. The home street address of each Colorado Property Grantee must be presented with a record of its County and State. Remember, the street address must be a geographical location so it must contain the building number, road/street, and unit number needed to visit the Colorado Grantee.

IV. Colorado Property Of Discussion

(6) County Of Colorado Property. The name of the Colorado County where the property can be found should be produced before continuing with its identification.

(7) Legal Description Of Colorado Property. Locate the current property deed or consult the County’s records then transcribe the legal description of the Colorado property whose interest in or claim of ownership will be released to the concerned Grantee.

V. Grantor Execution Of Release

(8) Execution Date. The calendar date when this document becomes effective must be produced before the Colorado Grantor proceeds to the signature area. This date must be on or after the signature date he or she produces.

(9) Signing Of Colorado Grantor. The Colorado Grantor must sign and print his or her name where requested under the instruction of a Notary Public with an active license.

(10) Colorado Grantor Printed Name. Once this document is signed, the Colorado Grantor must present his or her name in print.

(11) Signature Date Of Colorado Grantor. Immediately after the act of signing, the Colorado Grantor must dispense a record of the (current) calendar date.

VI. Notary Public Confirmation

(12) Acknowledgment Of Notary Public. The Colorado Grantor’s signature will finalize the property conveyance this form causes so it will need to be easily proven as authentic. Thus, a Notary Public must view the Colorado Grantor(s) signing then complete the acknowledgment area reserved for notarization. .


  1. C.R.S.A. §§ 38-30-126
  2. 38-35-103