Louisiana Special Warranty Deed Form

The Louisiana special warranty deed is used to convey real property in the State of Louisiana. It is one of the different types of deeds that provides a limited guarantee as to the title of the property. The guarantee is only that the vendor (seller) has not transferred any interest in the property to another while he or she has owned the property. The vendor does not guarantee any transfers that may or may not have occurred before the grantor owned the property, however. It is important that the buyer, or vendee, complete a thorough property search before he or she purchases the property so he or she has a good understanding as to the interest that they are buying in the property.

How to Write

Step 1 – Fill in the name of the vendor in the first blank and then add in the address of the vendor and the vendor’s marital status.

Step 2 – Include the amount of consideration paid for the property.

Step 3 – Write in the name of the vendee with the vendee’s address.

Step 4 – Check the box that indicates how the vendee wants to hold the property.

Step 5 – In the next section, include the description of the property, including the street address, the legal description, and the recording information.

Step 6 – If there are any easements, include them at the bottom of the first page.

Step 7 – Add the recording information of the previous sale of the property to the vendor.

Step 8 – Two witnesses, the notary public and the vendor and vendee should sign the document.

Step 9 – The original must be filed with the clerk of courts in the parish in which the property is located.


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