Mississippi General Warranty Deed Form

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The Mississippi general warranty deed is used to transfer real property in Mississippi with a guarantee from the seller or grantor that the property is free from hidden claims against the title and that the grantor has the legal authority to sell the property. In Mississippi, after the deeds are properly filled out and executed, they are recorded in the judicial district in which the property is located.

Laws – § 89-1-33

Recording (§ 89-5-1) – All deeds in the State of Mississippi are to be recorded with the Chancery Court Clerk.

Signing (§ 89-3-1) – This form must be signed with the Grantor(s) in the presence of a Notary Public.

Telephone Number (§ 27-3-51(2)) – The Grantor(s) and Grantee(s) are required to place their telephone numbers on the deed. If they do not have a telephone number, a number must at least be entered where they may be reached during standard business hours.

How to Write

Step 1 – Fill in the name and address of the person who prepared the document and the name and address of the person to whom the document is to be returned after recording.

Step 2 – Enter the county and judicial district where the property is located.

Step 3 – Include the consideration paid for the property.

Step 4 – Add the name and address of the grantor and the name and address of the grantee.

Step 5 – Check the box indicating how the grantee(s) intends to hold the property.

Step 6 – Write in the judicial district and county in which the property is located in the next space.

Step 7 – Include the legal description of the property and attach as Exhibit A.

Step 8 – In the space provided, write in the indexing instructions, or metes and bounds (boundaries) of the property.

Step 9 – If there are any easements or restrictions, include them in the next blank area.

Step 10 – The grantor(s) and the grantee(s) should sign and date the document in the spaces provided.

Step 11 – The notary public should witness and sign the acknowledgment.

Step 12 – The document should be immediately filed with the appropriate chancery court clerk.


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