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Quitclaim Deeds and Divorce

Quitclaim deeds are documents used to transfer the owner's interest (if any) in real property to someone else, with no warranties of title. The transfer may or may not include consideration (something of value, usually money). They are generally used...


Quit Claim Deeds and Continuation of Title Insurance

The following is a guest post by Matthew A. Quick, Esq., an attorney licensed in the state of Illinois. Title insurance coverage is dictated by the terms of the policy issued by the title insurance company. In most, if not all, policies for title ...


Kentucky Quit Claim Deed Information

In Kentucky a quitclaim deed is defined as follows: A deed of conveyance operating by way of release; that is, intended to pass any title, interest, or claim which the grantor may have in the premises, but not professing that such title is valid, ...


Using a Quitclaim Deed To Remove A Spouse From Real Estate Title When Getting A New Loan Or Refinancing

It is not uncommon in today's climate for one spouse to have a better credit score than the other. Credit ratings can make a big difference with financing, especially when it comes to purchasing real estate. Oftentimes, lenders will suggest that the ...


Adding a Person to a Deed Using a Quitclaim Deed

One of the most common incorrect assumptions in real estate is that someone can be added to a deed. If one person owns a piece of real estate and wants to bring on another owner, this means that the current owner would give up their interest in the p...


Wyoming State Statute Regarding the Form and Effect of Quit Claim Deeds

34-2-105. Form of quit claim deed; effect generally. Every deed in substance in the form prescribed in the foregoing section [34-2-104], when otherwise duly executed, shall be deemed and held a sufficient conveyance, release and quit claim to the g...


How the Term Quit Claim Effects a Real Estate Deed According to West Virginia State Statutes.

West Virginia state statute outlines how the use of the term quit claim effects a deed. 36-3-7. Effect of words of release in a deed. Whenever, in any deed, there shall be used the words "The said grantor releases to the said grantee all hi...


Misdemeanor in Tennessee to quit claim a Property if you Have no Legal or Equitable Interest

Under section 66-3-104(b) of the Tennessee Code, any person who transfers or applies for recordation of any transfer of land by execution of either a general warranty deed or quitclaim deed, or any other devise, with knowledge that the transferor or ...


Using a Quit Claim Deed in Missouri to Create a Joint Estate

Missouri state law outlines the process of conveying real property to create a joint estate using a quitclaim deed at Section 442.025. 1. Any person or persons owning real estate, or any interest therein, which he or they have power to convey, may...


What is a Quick Claim Deed Form?

A quitclaim deed is often incorrectly referred to as a Quick Claim Deed. The confusion comes from the fact that quit and quick sound so much alike and that the quitclaim is generally thought of as being a very quick process. This type of real esta...


Quit Claim Deed - An Unrecorded Quitclaim Deed Can Still Be Valid

An unrecorded quitclaim deed is still valid. While there is no time limit on recording a deed or recording required for a quitclaim deed to be valid, record all deeds as soon after the transaction as possible. Failure to record a deed could render t...


What is the difference between a quit claim deed, and a warranty deed?

Both a quitclaim deed and a warranty deed are legal documents used to transfer property rights. A quitclaim deed transfers ONLY the grantor's interest, if any, in a piece of real estate. It contains no warranties of title. Essentially, a quit clai...


Can Title To Real Estate Be Transferred To An LLC With A Quit Claim Deed

Yes. A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business entity that can own real estate. A quitclaim deed can be used to transfer the ownership of real property into the name of the LLC. As with any real estate transfer, check with local taxing autho...


Types Of Real Estate Ownership, Or Vesting, When Executing A Quit Claim Deed To Transfer Title

The text of a quitclaim deed includes details about how the owner or owners hold title to the property. "Vesting" is another word for holding title. The manner of vesting title makes a difference, especially upon the death of an owner. The ...


How to Fill in your Quit Claim Deed:

Standards for quitclaim deeds vary from state to state, and even from county to county within the same state. Despite the differences, most deeds still require the same basic information. Identify the parties: The GRANTOR, usually the seller, own...