Affidavit-death forms are used to change the title on real property after the death of a joint tenant, trustee or trustor. Although we cannot give legal advice, we can provide you with the requirements to make an Affidavit - Death form acceptable for recording. Blank forms may be available at stationery stores and office supply stores that stock legal forms. Information and forms are also available at the Sacramento County Public Law Library located at 609 - 9th Street, First Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 874-6012 or online.When an affidavit-death form is presented for recording, we will look for the following information:
Refer to the fee schedule for information on document recording fees. Note: The certified copy of the death certificate is considered a page of the document.Mail your completed document, along with a check or money order made payable to the "Sacramento County Clerk/Recorder," to:
Sacramento County RecorderP.O. Box 839Sacramento, CA 95812-0839
To record in person, visit our downtown office at:
600 8th StreetSacramento, CA 95814
Same-day document recording hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.