Corrective Deeds may be used to correct errors in a previous deed.
Error in a DeedMany errors in deeds used in real estate transactions can occur, including errors in the grantor and grantee; in the legal description; in the declaration of consideration of value; in the signatures; and in the notary.
Correction of the Error through a Corrective DeedA Corrective Deed is a newly executed deed that remedies the error in the previous deed. A Corrective Deed is titled a "Corrective Deed." At the bottom of the Deed you may note what the Deed is correcting and make the appropriate change in the deed. The deed can be reexecuted and notarized and then recorded in the County Records.