How can I remove the name of a deceased person from the records?

If the decedent owned the property with someone else as a joint tenant, the only thing required is that the death certificate be recorded with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder's Office. A supplemental affidavit may also be required if the name on the death certificate is different from the one listed in the document used to acquire the title.


If the decedent was the only owner, or owned it with someone else as a tenant in common, the deceased person's estate must go through probate court. The letters testamentary or letters of administration and a personal representative’s deed must be recorded with the clerk and recorder's office. Despite being on file with the court, the documents must be recorded for public information with the clerk and recorder's office.

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