Free Confidential Consultation. Call Now! 410-299-4959

Kent County Deed Transfer Lawyer: Kent County Property Deed Filing Requirements

Kent_County_Maryland_Attorney_LawyerThere are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Along with the state requirements, Kent County deed filings have the additional requirement:

“Instruments transferring title. For any instrument that transfers title and/or effects a change in ownership on the real property tax records of SDAT (i.e. deeds, other than deeds of easements), one must first: (a) Municipal and special taxes, assessments and charges. Pay municipal and special taxes, assessments and charges as follows – Kent County – Except as provided in RP § 3-104(c)(1) with respect to personal property taxes, RP § 3-104(b)(3) applies to property in: Betterton, Chestertown, Galena, Millington, or Rock Hall; subject to RP § 3-104(c)(2).”

To ensure your deed transfer is drafted and filed correctly under Maryland and county laws, call or e-mail now for a free confidential consultation: Maryland property law attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, or by clicking here.

Day, evening and weekend appointments are available in office or at your residence; serving client throughout Maryland.

Also Relevant Under Maryland Law

“No deed, mortgage, or deed of trust may be recorded unless it bears the certification of an attorney at law that the instrument has been prepared by an attorney or under an attorney’s supervision, or a certification that the instrument was prepared by one of the parties named in the instrument.”