Filing Real Estate and Legal Documents

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Requirements for filing real estate and other legal documents

  • Original documents are required for recording. Copies from other court systems must be certified.          filing
  • All documents must include the name and address of the individual who prepared it.
  • Grantor marital status must be provided and appear on all on all deeds and mortgagor(s)
  • Checks should be made payable to: Judge of Probate - Madison County, Alabama.
  • Notice Requirement, effective August 1, 2012 required strict proof of the property value being conveyed in a deed.  Click here to read the Notice Requirement.
  • Required Real Estate Validation Form RT-1: Click here

For questions pertaining to the formation of corporations and LLCs as well as information pertaining to Name Reservations and other Secretary of State Filings as they pertain to Corporations, please see the CORPORATIONS tab.

Due to the complexity of laws and procedures of the Probate Court, we strongly suggest that you seek the advice of a licensed attorney.  The Probate Judge, Chief Clerk and Staff of the Probate Court are prohibited by law to offer any legal advice.