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Release Deeds of Trust * C.R.S. 38-39-102
To execute a Release of Deed of Trust
It is necessary to submit the following to the Public Trustee's Office:
Request for Release of Deed of Trust Form
Signed by all holders of the Evidence of Debt or their attorney or Agent.
If signed by an agent it must so indicate on the Release form. This request shall be duly executed and acknowledged.
The Original Evidence of Debt
Marked "Paid in Full" and signed by the holder or holders of the Evidence of Debt, or their agent. If signed or marked paid by an agent it must so indicate on both the Evidence of Debt and release form.
If the Original evidence of Debt cannot be produced the Public Trustee may accept a corporate surety bond issued by a company authorized to issue such bonds in the State of Colorado with the Public Trustee as Obligee, conditioned against the delivery of any such original Evidence of Debt to the damage of the Public Trustee and in a sum equal to one and one half times the original principal amount recited in the Deed of Trust. *Please include additional recording fees of $5.00 per page for the bond.
Instructions for Release Form and Form (PDF) "With Production" A "qualified holder" as defined in section 38-38-100.3 may request the release of a deed of trust without producing the original evidence of debt. Such "qualified holder" that requests the release of a deed of trust without producing the original evidence of debt shall be deemed to have agreed to indemnify and defend the public trustee against any claim made for damages resulting from the action of the Public Trustee taken in accordance with the request.
Instructions for Release Form and Form (PDF) "Without Production"
The Originally Recorded Deed of Trust
If this instrument is lost, a certified copy from the Clerk and Recorder's Office, or a copy showing the recording information is acceptable.
A $28.00 Fee
For execution and recording a one (1) page standard release form ($5.00 for each additional page).
Please enclose a SASE in proper size to return documents.