Louisiana Quit Claim Deed Form

A Louisiana Quit Claim Deed is an official legal instrument that conveys (transfers) a property’s title from a party or entity known as the “Grantor” to a party called the “Grantee(s)”. The form is notable in comparison to other deed types in that the Grantor cannot use the document to make any guarantees about whether the property has a clean title. Because of this, the form type is almost exclusively used amongst family and friends. Although other form types offer more security, if the parties trust each other, using a quit claim deed is 1) cheaper, 2) faster to complete, and 3) easier to execute.

Laws: Louisiana Laws, Civil Code (CC 1839)

Requirements

Mandatory Information (CC 3352): In order for the deed to be approved, the following information needs to be included in the form:

  • The Grantor and Grantee’s full name, domicile, and permanent mailing address,
  • The Grantee and Grantor’s marital status,
  • A declaration regarding whether there has been a change in the marital status of any party who is a transferor of the interest since he or she acquired it, and if so, when and in what manner the change occurred,
  • If available, the municipal number or postal address of the property,
  • The final four (4) digits of the mortgagor’s social security number or taxpayer-identification number, whichever is applicable,
  • The identification number of the Notary or the bar roll number of the attorney, and
  • The typed, printed, or stamped names of the Notary and witnesses.

Signing requirements (CC 1839 and CC 1840): Must be signed by the Grantor, notarized by a Notary Public, and signed by two (2) witnesses.

How to File: The completed deed must be filed for registry in the conveyance records of the parish in which the property is located. In most parishes, the recording can be made at the applicable Clerk of Court’s Office.


Sample