Rhode Island General Warranty Deed Form

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Updated April 08, 2022

A Rhode Island general warranty deed is a deed used for conveying property from one person to another. The person selling or transferring the property is referred to as the grantor and the person purchasing the property is called the grantee. The parties must execute the document in accordance with state law, and record the conveyance with the appropriate registry within their jurisdiction.

LawsTitle 34 (Property), Chapter 11 – Form and Effect of Conveyances

Signing Requirements – Must be signed with the grantor(s) in the presence of a Notary Public (Gen. Laws 1956, §§ 34-11-1, 34-11-1.1).

Recording the Deed

According to Gen. Laws 1956, § 34-11-1, all deeds are to be in writing and recorded in the city/town where the property is located (View All City/Town Websites).

Statutory Form

The warranty deed must contain the words “with warranty covenants” (Gen. Laws 1956, § 34-11-12).