Rhode Island Quit Claim Deed Form

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The Rhode Island Quit Claim Deed is a document used to transfer an interest, claim, or ownership of a Property informally. This conveyance of Property is recorded and filed in the same County where the Property is geographically located with the Rhode Island County Clerk serving that County. This template form will provide the basic structure and language required for this filing however, it is worth mentioning a Rhode Island County will have guidelines and fees unique to that county.

Laws – § 34-11-17

Recording – May be submitted for filing at a local Town or City office (varies by location). Deeds are not processed on a county-level in Rhode Island.

Signing (§ 34-11-1.1) – Must be authorized with the Grantor(s) only in the presence of a Notary Public.

How to Write

Get Your Property Details – https://i2b.uslandrecords.com/RI/

Step 1 – To begin, download a copy of the Rhode Island Quit Claim Deed by selecting one of the three buttons below the image on the right. You may download a PDF file, ODT file, or Word file by selecting the button with the appropriate designation (“PDF,” “ODT,” or “Word”).

Step 2 – The initial section on the first page will require a report on the individual submitting the information on this form. Generally speaking, this is usually the Grantor of the Property. Report the Full Name, Address, State, and Zip Code of the individual Preparing the Rhode Island Quit Claim Deed being submitted on the empty lines bearing the appropriate designations.

Step 3 – Below the “Prepared By” section, it will be necessary to provide the Rhode Island County Clerk with a valid Mailing Address. This will be the Address the Rhode Island County Clerk uses to return the filed material. Enter the Name, Address, State, and Zip Code of the Mail Recipient to be addressed.

Step 4 – The first item, requiring information will be the “County Of” line just under the sub heading “State of Rhode Island.” Report the Address the Property being discussed is located in.

Step 5 – Next you will need to find the line following the word “Know All Men By These Presents, That” and enter the Full Name of the Grantor. Just after the Name, enter the word “Grantor” on the next space.

Step 6 – You will now need to report the Address of the Grantor. You may do this on the line between the words “residing at” and the word “County” on the second line. The next three lines will require several components of the Grantor’s Address to be presented. You may input the relevant information in the space provided after “County of,” “City Of,” and “State of.”

Step 7 – Next, you will present similar information relevant to the Grantee of the Property. Find the words “Grantor(s) hereby grants to” and enter the Full Name of the Grantee on the line immediately after. Then, on the available line just after the Name line, enter “Grantee.” Next, present the Grantee’s Address on the space to the right of the phrase “residing at.” You will also need to present the County, City, and State in this Address on the next three available areas following the words “County of,” “City of,” and “State of.”

Step 8 – The next report you must present will be the County where this Property is located. You will need to input this following the term “County of.” Below this, will be a definitive space populated with a few blank lines. This area will require a Legal Description of the Property concerned. Such a Description may be found in the County Records or on the Title of the Property. This description must include the Municipal Address of the Property.

Step 9 – The final area is located at the top of the second page of this document. The Grantor of this Property must Sign his or her Name on the “Grantor’s Signature” space. On the line underneath this, the Grantor must Print his or her Name. Finally, the Grantor must present his or her Address using the next two lines. They will be labeled accordingly as “Address” and “City, State & Zip.” This Signing must be Notarized at the time of Signing. Thus, the section below the Grantor Signature section may only be satisfied by the Notary Public witnessing the Signing and must bear the Notarized Seal that verifies the Signature provided.

Step 10 – Next, gather all the documents you will be submitting. You will need to directly contact the Rhode Island County Clerk who serves the Property’s County. Each county in the State of Rhode Island will have its own required Fees and Guidelines, only direct Contact with the Rhode Island County Clerk will provide you with the County specific information required to properly submit this package.